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Danboh (Heating)

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Most houses use kotatsu(foot warmers) and oil, gas, and electric heaters. These days irori, hibachi or horigotatsu(not warmers fixed in a sunken floor) are seldom found in most Japanese houses.

<Kotatsu>

A portable low table with an electric foot-warmer underneath, covered with a quilt.

<Irori>

The floor is cut in a square at the center of the room for the hearth, which is used for heating and cooking.

<Hibachi>

A ceramic brazier with charcoal inside, used for heating.