Japanese train stations

Ippudo tonkotsu ramen broth in a can: the hottest drink of the season?

Well, this turned out to be completely different to what we were expecting. 

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Vending machine makes commuters smile at Japanese train station

Tokyo station lives up to its name with a good old-fashioned pun.

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Time to drink Ippudo tonkotsu ramen broth from a can, only at Japanese vending machines

Popular ramen chain wants us to recharge with pork broth on the go!

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Tokyo Station Waterscape Toilet looks more like an aquarium than a bathroom

Latest technology to “provide healing and surprise”.

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Shinjuku Station’s new mascot character gets lost at the station, in more ways than one

Cute character flies under the radar, but there’s a special prize for those who can hunt it down!

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Retro Japanese train is our new favourite office space

Like teleworking with Sen and No Face from Spirited Away

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There’s a secret free souvenir hiding inside this Japanese train station

A limited-time memento that pays homage to a local folklore legend.

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Tokyo farewells Japan’s only double-decker Shinkansen with a special escalator at the station

An escalator ride like no other. 

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Tokyo station becomes first in the city to install an inclined elevator

All part of Japan’s dedication to “people friendly movement” in public spaces.

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Tokyo train stations get new Olympic melodies and signage for the Games

We check out the Tokyo 2020 official beat music being played at four special locations.

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Can you spot the hidden cats at this Tokyo train station?

Only commuters with a sharp eye will be able to spot them all.

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Japanese idol goes viral for display of superpowers at train station【Video】

All in a day’s work for this creative idol.

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Searching for Totoro at Totoro Station in Totoro, Japan

Join us for a journey to the countryside to find the forest giant from Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro

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The Japanese train station famous for mysterious dancing cats

Magical legend lives on at Odoriba Station.

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The Japanese train station with torii gates on its tracks

Spirit yourself away to another world at this off-the-beaten track destination. 

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All aboard the train station soba restaurant that’s being called the best in Japan

Over 70 years in service, with a very unusual type of noodle on the menu that was developed after World War II. 

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Is it a Lawson or a train station? We investigate the mysterious Sekiguchi Station

Melon bread or train tickets, which can we buy here?

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Train otaku say this is the narrowest train station platform in Japan

Where commuters have less than 40 centimetres (16 inches) of foot-space between safety lines.

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Drinking wine made from the only train station platform vineyard in Japan

This Shiojiri Station Merlot has a terroir as unique as its taste. 

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Studio Ghibli’s Totoro and the Catbus forever preserved together in new statue 【Pics & Video】

Monument unveiled by children yelling “Totoro!” plays out like a scene from a Ghibli anime film. 

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