The Nippon Foundation said it wanted to stop people having a
image of public toilets. It said many people thought toilets were "
, dirty, stinky and scary"
. It said people care about if the toilets are clean, and that "no one is
waiting inside". The first transparent toilets opened in a park in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on August the 16th. They
became a tourist
with many people lining up to take photos of
, and of course to do their
. The toilet walls are transparent - you can see the white toilets and sinks from the outside. However, when the door is locked, the
film and glass walls suddenly become opaque so no one on the
can see inside.