What To Do When You Encounter a Futon? A Manga Guide

Eventually in Japan, you’re bound to stay at a Japanese ryokan (inn), replete with a tatami room and hot spring! But as you return to your room at the end of a tiring day, you notice that there’s no bed, only a bunch of mattresses and blankets! This manga guide is for anyone who doesn’t know how to arrange these items together to form what the Japanese call “futon”!

* We were given permission to share this manga by Manga de Japan. More details about them below.

Here’s a quick explanation on how to easily lay out a futon!

When you visit a Japanese ryokan, be sure to try a futon in a tatami room for yourself!

What Is Manga de Japan?

Manga de Japan is a website that aims to promote Japanese culture through manga. It is available in both Japanese and English and provides a truly unique perspective into Japan, so please check it out if you liked this manga and want to read more!

For more details, please see the video below or check out their website here: https://mangadejapan.com/

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The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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