You've been here, right? You’re waiting at the top of the stairs to the subway or train, your babe in a pram, hoping someone will help you so you don’t need to struggle to carry their combined weight on your own. Imagine if out of nowhere a superhero appeared to help you -- able to scale stairs in a single bound… or at least more safely than you could on your own.
In Tokyo, it’s a reality. A 27-year-old organic grocery worker, inspired by the kids he meets in the store, decided to buy a green Power Rangers' costume and log a few hours every day helping mums and the elderly at a subway station that’s dark and doesn’t have an elevator.