This is amazing.  Next time you start wishing you could live the simple life in Japan, think again. True, not everyone has this problem, but these sheer fact that the staff people have to assist with cramming people aboard indicates this is nothing new.


Oshiya, or “pusher”, is an informal Japanese term for a worker who stands on the platform of a railway station during the morning and evening rush hours, and pushes people onto the train. This video is a good example of just how crowded it gets on Japanese trains.