A visitor from Australia settles into his pod at a capsule hotel in Tokyo, Japan. (AP)
Tourists walk toward their pods after checking in at 9H capsule hotel in Tokyo. (AP)
Mathew Solomon, a 19-year-old American tourist, arranges his sleeping capsule before turning out the light. (AP)
A tourist takes a picture of Tokyo, one city where capsules are a less expensive choice than regular hotel rooms. (AP)
Visitors to Tokyo push luggage past the Olympic rings. The 2020 Games will be held in this city. Capsule hotels will be an affordable option for visitors. (AP)
What is this glowing tube? It is a hotel room! Could you sleep here?
Some hotels in Japan made small rooms. They are big enough for one grownup to lie down. They are called “capsules.”