The company that installed them, NTT Docomo, Japan’s largest telecommunications company, said the wipes will be available until March 15, at which point you’ll be forced to clean your phone on your own time and hopefully not get sick. After all, “cell phones carry 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats” — a man in Uganda even contracted Ebola after stealing one, according to Live Science.
NTT Docomo also provided a handy how-to video for using Japanese toilets and information about the wipes, which also include helpful information, like WiFi passwords. Sanitary, informative, and efficient, these wipes are what 2017 are all about.
That's what it looks like: Heat-activated tiling that changes colors according to how warm your shower water is. Unless you were thinking that it looked like an unused background cell from an episode of My Little Pony, in which case that is not what it is at all (also: Get your mind out of the ponies).