They've had to endure earthquakes, a tsunami and an ongoing level-7 nuclear crisis. But don't believe for one moment the Japanese are feeling sorry for themselves. When it's time for a bath nothing stops them.
These resourceful guys weren't going to let the trifling matter of their houses being destroyed get in their way so they set up an outdoor communal tub amidst the ruins of their home.
It's a testament to the incredible spirit of the Japanese people as they pull together to overcome the appalling series of disasters they've had to endure.