The world’s shortest escalator is a thing of beauty and magnificence (Video)

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Come one, come all to see this amazing failure of architecture and common sense in the basement of a mall!

I mean, it goes down? Seriously? Down? You could fall that far and it wouldn’t even hurt.

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  • This guy

    Woah. Should I?

  • iaDF!


  • Not American

    wow! fascinating!

  • Phil

    “An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You would never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.”
    -Mitch Hedberg

  • Mac

    Way better than three fucking steps

  • Sbean

    That escalated quickly!

  • Dan

    The place on B1F makes good steak.

  • Whoflungpoo

    Why r u So…….. White?

  • Bob

    Some disabled people need to ride the escalator. Why be a douche about it?

  • Canucks_Rule

    lil bit of 'murica in japan.

  • crazydog

    Thank God they had 56 seconds of video to cover that….

  • MylesofStyles

    Shouldn't you be laying the smack down on Rihanna or something?

  • MayraD

    Totally rode that escalator several times when I was stationed in Japan lol

  • Jude

    I've seen them that short at malls in America back in the 80s.

  • Bustanut

    Stupidest post for 2013

  • Eric

    I went to Japan for the girl's, stayed for the escalators.

  • Anal

    Scottsdale fation square has one just like that!!!

  • Klutch

    Edmontons city centre mall has one just like that.

    Blew my mind when I first saw it

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