• SHARE

The Osaka Metropolitan Government is considering an ordinance that would compel people in this city to stand on the left side of escalators and use the right when passing others.

Residents of the city and many neighboring Kansai vicinities have customarily stood on the right while the rest of the country have taken the opposite stance.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)