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Japanese men are increasingly deciding that sitting on the toilet while urinating is the way to go instead of standing, where their aim is less accurate or they inadvertently cause a mess due to unintended “splashbacks.”

A June poll found that just over 60% of men prefer to sit, with nearly half having made the switch from standing but over a quarter of men in their 20s saying they had from their earliest recollection always been “native toilet sitters.”

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