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Japan Railways offering ‘Shinkansen for Pets’, includes dog-friendly vacation packages

The ‘Woof-cation‘ package includes a photographer, veterinarian and dog trainer.

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VR metaverse of Akihabara Station being made by JR East, netizens scoff at early quality

This looks like something from a PlayStation 2 game,” one netizen commented.

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Attack on Titan rice ball is as titanic as the Japanese anime

Convenience store onigiri just got a whole lot more colossal. 

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We Put A Bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen into a Rice Ball: Japan’s new demonic combini temptation

Pork-stock ramen in onigiri form sounds like a covetous convenience store snack that would require dark powers to create.

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You can now buy replica JR train containers to sleep, hang out, or do whatever you want in【Pics】

Recreated Japanese freight boxes can be outfitted like living rooms or bedrooms.

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Shinkansen driver disciplined for taking poop break while train was going 150 kilometers an hour

Usually, when you gotta go, you gotta go, but maybe you can’t when you’re supposed to be driving the bullet train.

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Japan’s Shinkansen bullet trains to remove all onboard payphones

Before you hop on the Shinkansen, make sure you’ve got your ticket and a charged phone.

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Japan’s “unexplored station” hasn’t had train stop there in four years, is about to close forever

The long goodbye has been a long time coming for Fukushima’s Akaiwa Station.

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Japanese train conductor flips off rail fan photographer, prompts apology from JR

Conductor flips the bird on snowy night in Tokyo.

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JR West comes up with brilliant plan to save turtles and prevent train delays, touches netizens

Good for the humans, and good for the turtles, too!

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Faster! Japan’s Shinkansen to get speed boost along Tohoku route

Good news if you want to get there even faster than a speeding bullet train can right now.

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New Japan Rail Pass for non-Japanese passport holders coming soon

Limited-time pass offers huge discounts on train travel in and around Tokyo.

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Tokyo train stations to host Super Mario box/character art displays to celebrate 35th anniversary

Nintendo’s flagship franchise reaches a milestone.

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Tokyo trains set to become less convenient with new last train schedule

The biggest pain in the butt about trains in Tokyo is going to get more painful.

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Shinkansen bullet train tickets go half-off until spring of next year in east Japan travel push

11 different routes from Tokyo offering huge discounts.

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Yamanote trains in Tokyo display unique poster ads that look like paper but move like video

Electronic Paper and E Ink create a moving display for the opening of Takanawa Gateway Station

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Japan Railways to release new anti-groper smartphone app to help victims before chikan gets away

Countermeasure promises to bring attention to the specific part of the train where the groping is taking place.

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Harajuku Station will be demolished after the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

After three years of consultations, the fate of Tokyo’s oldest wooden station building has finally been revealed.

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Tokyo travel alert: City’s most important train line shutting down for construction this weekend

A long stretch of the Yamanote Line is taking a break while construction crews get ready for its newest station.

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Crushed turtle on tracks delays train in Japan, problem “not uncommon”

The turtle wasn’t hit by a train, but was still too slow to get out of the way of another source of danger.

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