Super Skinny Japanese House Is One Long Hallway

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If you like hallways, or rather, living in hallways, then this is the house for you.

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Located in Tokyo’s Setagaya City, the two-story house is 753 square feet, which is hardly huge and seems even smaller when you realize that most of the floor space is a corridor.

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For example, here is the second floor.

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And the ground floor.

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Did you notice how the width is roughly THE SAME AS A SEDAN?

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On Japanese net forum 2ch, many commenters said that they would go crazy living in a house like this or simply said this was “unbelievable.”

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“You couldn’t gain weight living here,” wrote one 2ch commenter. “Can you get a sixty-inch TV in there?” asked another.

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Most houses, even in crowded Tokyo and Osaka, are not this razor thin. Some houses are even quite large and have beautiful gardens.

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All this could be yours for a mere 42.8 million yen (US$348,000). The price tag is largely due to location: This house is an under-ten-minute walk to two train stations.

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In case you missed it, here are more tiny Japanese dwellings.

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DISCUSSION

Okay, first of all.... this house is a blocky stationary AT-AT:

And second, it reminds me of this even smaller elongated blue house/store in Tokyo: