Kotatsu こたつ

⇓This is the traditional(?) heating equipment in Japan.  It is called Kotatsu(こたつ)

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Inside the “kotatsu”

An electric heater is equipped with the table  and it is covered with quilt to retain heat.

People sit around the table and put their legs under the table and warm them.  We do have other kinds of heating systems but “kotatsu” is still widely used in Japan during winter.

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