Tokyo installing public urinals made from iron to stop a rash of toilet smashing

For a decade, people have been destroying public toilets across Tokyo. Over the last six years, vandals have broken 85 toilets just in Hikarigaoka Park. What a pisser. Now, Tokyo officials have commissioned ironworks Ito Tekko to construct iron urinals for public use. From SoraNews24:

People in Japan were conflicted, feeling both pride in the quality engineering of these urine collectors as well as shame that it has come to this.

“I know people who like to smash toilets won’t agree, but I think these are great toilets.” “I had no idea so many toilets were getting broken.” “I think we should deal with the underlying issues of toilet smashing first.”

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