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Mastering the Art of Sleeping Anywhere

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According to consumer technology company Jawbone, based on data collected from its wearable "activity trackers," people in Tokyo seem to sleep an average of five hours and 44 minutes. So it's no wonder you can almost always spot a snoozing passenger on the trains!

Texan in Tokyo's Grace Buchele Mineta is determined to be one those nappers. In her comic above, she illustrates her four-year battle with "train insomnia." Be sure to check out her site and how she navigates being a Texan in Tokyo!

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