What you’re about to see is possibly the craziest and funniest thing you’ll see all year.
Hello, I’m Sebuyama. Day after day this severe cold continues, so how can people cope? Take me for example: I don’t have money to buy any clothes, so even indoors I’m left shivering from the cold.
If you’re one of the millions like me who think, ‘I don’t want to rely on a heater, but all I have is a single pink sweater,’ then my investigative report will show you what to do.
1) Put your legs through the sleeves of the sweater.
2) Put your upper body through the large bottom hole of the sweater.
The trick is to fold your body into half so it will fit inside an article of clothing designed for half your body.
3) You’ll find your head is approaching the neck-hole of the sweater just as if you were putting it on normally.
4) Just keep pushing your head through until…You’re done!
Once fully inserted into the sweater, you’ll find your once shiver-inducing room has become your personal tropical cabana! The combination of curling your body up into a ball and the sweater provides an unprecedented level of warmth using a minimum of resources.
Now you needn’t worry about keeping up with your utility bills or whatever horrors global warming decides to unleash next. You can even continue with your work as usual, but now in warmth.
Sebuyama next took his invention out for a field test, because keeping warm indoors is all well and good but we’re busy people with lives to lead out in the world. Won’t curling ourselves up into a single sweater interfere with that?
Clearly a bit of an unusual sight, but let’s not let that distract us from the field test.
The single sweater continued to keep him warm despite the chilling wind and damp asphalt.
Clearly, it was harder for him to walk in this way but that only burns more calories and keeps you warm by doing exercise.
Sebuyama buys a baked sweet potato (yakiimo) for 100 yen at a local produce shop for the next step in his test, to see how easy it is to eat while looking like a turkey-man.
This little square is a good enough place to relax and eat his yakiimo.
At first, Sebuyama found an issue in his new body-warming technique. He was unable to bend any further than he already had to pass the sweet potato to his mouth. To make matters worse, a pigeon started eyeing his snack.
Things were looking grim for the field test but then he remembered he still had fully functioning hands to eat his potato with. All was well again.
Sebuyama says he was both impressed with how warm he kept and how friendly everyone in town was to him. Some people even asked him for an autograph.
There you have it. If all you’ve got to wear is a single sweater, then you now have the tools to manage even the worst winter Mother Nature can throw at you.
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