Japanese Hotel's New 'Crying Rooms' Are Pretty Genius, to Be Honest


Have you ever just wanted to take a day to get away from it all and weep bitter tears? If you’re traveling to Japan anytime soon, you can do just that in a specialized crying room designed to combat stress while allowing you to sob in elegance and comfort.

The Telegraph reports that the Mitsui Garden Yotsuya has transformed 12 of their rooms into lachrymose oases outfitted with soft tissues, face masks, make-up removers, and a selection of films and manga to get your mind right into the spirit to cry.

The 12 films available in the rooms have been carefully chosen to ”tug at the heartstrings” and include Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, the South Korean film A Moment to Remember, where a young couple faces the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s disease, and Japan’s A Tale Of Mari And Three Puppies which tells the true story of a dog and her three dogs who survived the Chuetsu earthquake of 2004.

The rooms are only available for women and currently cost around $85. This special promotion price, however, is only available until August 31, when room rates will either go up or the rooms will disappear. No one seems clear on which, so this is likely your only chance to weep on warm sheets and run your mascara into tissues that are “as soft as cashmere.”

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