These Korean Rooms Are Compared to Prison Cells For Good ReasonBrian Ashcraft10/02/13 6:30amFiled to: south koreainternetkotakueastjapan4097EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIn big cities in Asia, space can come at a premium. Not every residence is a shoebox, but they do exist. And some of them are truly awful.Tokyo, for example, has coffin apartments. China has "ant colonies." And South Korea?ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.