Kotatsu: The Best Japanese Heated Table
Japanese culture is undoubtedly one of the most intricate cultures globally, with a strong focus on simplicity. Similarly, the Kotatsu heated table reflects the same simple lifestyle. Japanese winters are freezing, and surviving them may be difficult. And, as with other problems, it seems that the Japanese have devised a solution in the shape of warming tables. Kotatsu is unmatched with its collection of beautiful heated tables for homes, which have become a winter favorite in every Japanese household when it comes to heated tables.
A tiny heater is located under the blanket and on the bottom of the base, and it will pump out nice and warm air that will contain under the blanket. It is recommended that you cover a portion of your body with the blanket and that you do not lie under the heated table for an extended time since you may overheat or even touch the heater while sleeping.
What is a Kotatsu Table?
A Kotatsu is a Japanese table design that combines a heater under a table, as well as a blanket that keeps all of the heat contained, creating a lovely warm fort where you can sit. Because the Kotatsu table is constructed of two distinct pieces, the base, and the actual tabletop, this tabletop can assemble in various ways. You remove the tabletop from the base, put a blanket over it, and then place the tabletop on the base. In addition to providing a clean and level surface to work or dine on, the blanket will also help keep the heat under control.
The Heated Kotatsu table is trendy in Japan, and when there is too much cold outside, all families gather around the blanket table to eat, play games or watch television while keeping warm and cozy. Japanese families spend more time sitting on the floor than on couches and sofas. The table’s height is ideal for people sitting on the floor.
There are many various styles of Kotatsu tables available on Amazon, including square in form and others that are more rectangular in design. When purchasing, make sure that the new tablet has a working heater, and the power requirements comply with your country’s regulations. As a general rule, Kotatsu tables do not come with a blanket or futon, so you’ll need to purchase one separately. Alternatively, you may use one of your blankets.
Check out the video below to see the unboxing of a Kotatsu table in action.
Japanese Kotatsu Heated Table: More Details
When it comes to design and size, the design is quite simple. In terms of size, it’s compact since it’s intended to fit a single person. However, it can accommodate up to three people. We like the compact size, which makes it ideal for individuals with little room.
We love easy installation, and this Kotatsu table can be assembled in few minutes. The kit includes the tools and bolts to connect the legs. It just takes five minutes for assembly. Once built, plug it in and enjoy the warmth!
Bottom line: The Kotatsu Japanese table has been built for simplicity of use while also providing efficient functionality at the same time. It’s an incredible pleasure to have, from the energy efficiency to the ease of construction, and we wouldn’t mind owning one (and neither should you!)