When I was living in Japan way back when, there was no such thing as the "Self-Service" gas station. I guess the time has changed because I heard they're everywhere in Japan now. Such a shame.
Who wouldn't want to feel welcomed when you pull into the gas station and be greeted by at least 2 or 3 uniformed employees. They usually come running at your car. Cheerful(almost loud) employees, I might add.
One of them will pump the gas while another employee would wipe your windshield(and you don't have to tip them either!), and if there's one extra hand, he/she will clean out your ashtray. And I mean CLEAN as in dump out the cigarette butts, and wipe the inside of the astray clean.
But wait, what's the coolest part of going to the full-service gas station? It's to witness the gas station employee's ability to stop the "ever-so-congested" traffic flow in Japanese roadways. He/She can step out into the middle of the road, regardless of how many cars are whipping by, and signal you that it's safe to pull out into the roadway. How cool is that?
One side note. Yes the "Zet!" is back.
About him, see here;
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