If you want to contend for the title of World’s Laziest Human, get off the train at Takadanobaba Station and wait for the elevator to take you down the five steps outside the ticket gate.
Okay, of course, this provides access for people who have difficulty climbing stairs, are toting giant suitcases or wheeling monstro baby carriages, but I kind of wonder why they didn’t just build a little ramp…?
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because a ramp would be too steep for wheelchairs?