[Image via Ryonetsu]

Smoking breaks seem like a good time, no? Well, that is, if you smoke. It’s a moment to step away from work, chat with others, and relax. This new Japanese smoking box looks like no fun at all. 

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In Japan, there are in-door smoking compartments with filters, but at most offices, when people want to take a smoking break, they still must go outside. As reported on Yahoo News Japan, a company called Ryonetsu has a solution: a smoking box for one.

Apparently it can be assembled with only a screw driver, plugs right into the wall, and is outfitted with a filter that ensures that no one outside the box can smell the smoke. 

[Image via Yahoo News Japan]

Priced at 216,000 yen (US$2,079), the contraption can be set up in offices, but also in restaurants for staffers to take smoking breaks in the box instead of going outside, where patrons can see them. 

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According to MBS News, this might even lead to fewer smoking breaks. Because, really, look.

[Image via Ryonetsu]

Oh, the shame!

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