Tokyo may seem to be a city teeming with technology, but the late-night rail users below are reflected in Shinjuku station’s end of platform mirrors. A decidedly dated idea aimed at deterring would-be divers.
Which, while not exactly the nicest thing in the world to see, is something that is sadly necessary. Although that said, they have also become the perfect spot for the nation’s plentiful supply of preeners. A practice that is enough to push even the most patient of commuters over the edge.
So to speak.