Dieting Made Easy

If you’ve been searching for a miracle diet that’s guaranteed to make you eat less – or not at all! – at every meal, your quest for the holy grail has ended! Introducing the “Curry Plate Of Shape Of Toilet.” Yes, this white porcelain plate is a perfect replica of a Japanese squat-style toilet. Paired with the serving suggestion of a rich brown Japanese curry, you’ll be on the cover of Vogue in no time.

Mmm, it’s curry again tonight…

If you’d like to shop for weird and wacky stuff at Village Vanguard in Shimo-kitazawa the next time you’re in Tokyo, directions & a map are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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