Japanese Sleeping – 2

These are my new Japanese Sleeping pictures, I started this collection some years ago and it keeps growing faster and faster.

Some of the previous pictures where used in this interesting article about The Art of Extreme Sleeping .

She was half-asleep, but I swear she had her eyes closed while they crossed the street with the bike!







There are two guys sleeping in this one.



More pictures in my Flickr Set.

  • Neil Duckett

    March 21, 2008 at 4:22 am

    Brilliant, just brilliant, i will be on the look out for more sleepers myself! I bet the girl in pic 1 is a ripper too!

  • Peter

    March 21, 2008 at 5:59 am

    Is there something about sleeping in public that is so awesome? I understand it going on in trains but just on the street like that is pretty funny.

  • sheerblade

    March 21, 2008 at 8:45 am

    Incredible balance on the girl in the first pic.

  • ginzawolf

    March 21, 2008 at 9:26 am

    Gotta love how foreigners think this is strange …
    Most of them have a 6 day work/study week .. by the time they get home .. they only have 3-4 hours sleep
    They catch any rest whenever they can.

  • blauereiter

    March 22, 2008 at 3:07 am

    Love the picture of the guy in the park !

  • alafista

    March 23, 2008 at 10:27 am

    Haha before and after photos are always so funny. But still its amazing the girl can sleep on the bike.

  • Andre

    March 24, 2008 at 3:45 pm

    My girlfriend would sleep on the back of my motorbike on the freeway at 110km/h, used to scare the crap out of me.

  • Gunso

    May 22, 2008 at 6:24 pm

    I found their sleeping contageous. I never sleep in public, but in Tokyo, I had no problem falling asleep on the train with lots of people around.

  • mindonna

    June 8, 2008 at 2:27 pm

    heeewa daneee ^_^

  • Tang Ling Lu

    August 13, 2008 at 12:37 am

    It is so interesting that i cannot imagine how dare they are sleeping in public.
    Although it is very normal sleep in subway,i think that it is so funny sleep on the street,impossible in China.
    If i was born in Japan,perhaps i have to look for public toliet and wash my eyes up,because i do not want to people around me consider about me and everyone else……hahahaha~~~~

  • […] A Japanese guy has invented a new super-gadget that helps him to announce to the people sitting around him in which station he is planning to get off the train. Thanks to this gadget we will be able to sleep without having to worry about waking up because our fellow travelers will hopefully wake us up in our when we arrive to our destination. […]

  • riko

    June 7, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    i like me…!!!
    u ground fuck all…!!!!
    suck suck…?

  • riko

    June 7, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    Love the picture of the guy in the park !

  • riko

    June 7, 2009 at 12:26 pm


  • danzig87

    June 29, 2009 at 1:03 am

    they sleep everywhere its awesome, the plaza beside sunroute plaza hotel, shinjuku is the best one for guys in suits 😛

  • Jill

    July 25, 2009 at 9:06 am

    in the eighth picture down, the guy with long hair looks like Kimura Takuya lol

  • schnobe

    August 5, 2009 at 4:39 am

    Hop j’ai trouvé ça:

  • kii

    November 15, 2009 at 9:51 am

    I cant help wondering.. can people actually get good sleep this way? Apparently this is normal and maybe Japanese have less of an obession with ‘comfortable’ when they sleep than do Americans 🙂

  • cake

    February 14, 2010 at 5:51 pm

    I have a weird feeling it’s cause their country is so homeogenous and the whole ‘collectivist’ society thing. So everyone might be like family in a way and everywhere there is home so it’s safe to sleep in public.
    Sleeping in public is so cool. -.- I’ve been doing it for a short-ish while, but I don’t always feel totally safe, especially since my mom/aunt always scold me when I do it [since I fall asleep when I’m alone, and sometimes people can’t see me].
    Then again, sleeping in public, no one can do anything to you, since everyone can see.

  • cake

    February 14, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    @Andre – that comment sounded kinda sweet to me for some reason. XD
    *feeling [i meant idea]

  • Rick

    November 30, 2010 at 9:18 pm

    You do this in America and your wallet and gold chain is gone when you wake up.