The airport’s initiative comes after various studies concluded that smartphone screens typically harbor more germs than toilet seats. It’s probable that the researchers were citing public Japanese toilets in their studies, because it’s hard to imagine a toilet at Newark International Airport being cleaner than your average iPhone 7 screen.
In addition to being a wonderland for smart-toilets, Japan also wants its citizens to maintain proper hygiene while eating fried chicken. KFC just rolled out special fried chicken finger
condoms napkins in the country, because there seems to be a government prohibition on anything remotely related to grease.
The smartphone toilet paper will remain at Narita International until next March. Japan sounds very clean.