This wonderful collection prepared by the website It's Nice That of Japanese manhole covers is utterly sublime. It sheds light onto what a little bit of artistic vision can do to even the dirtiest of city equipment.
The art movement in Japan has been featured on Trend Hunter a couple of times before, but these sewer lids keep popping up all over the Internet. It is clear that this movement is going strong and by the looks of it, the artistic cause seems to be spreading to other countries as well.
These Japanese manhole covers look like the type they would have in heaven -- although, I'm sure heaven has a much better waste disposal system.