Two onsen stories

According to the Japan Times (presented by Ampontan of Japundit), co-ed bathing is coming back into style in Japan.

In other news, a group of blind people were turned away from an onsen in Kanagawa.

The first story is funny. Especially with Ampontan’s commentary.

The second story is just sad. Why the onsen wasn’t willing to have someone available to help the people, instead of just saying “We can’t guarantee your safety, so you have to leave”, is beyond me.

However, you can combine the two for a cheap laugh, if you want.