Japanese trains

Japan has a Ghibli train where you can travel by the sea with Spirited Away’s No Face and Chihiro

Like riding the magical anime seaside train in real life!

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McDonald’s Happy Meals in Japan now come with Shinkansen robots

Transforming Shinkalion mecha put the happy in Happy Meal.

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Shinkansen station platforms now have…Baskin Robbins ice cream vending machines!

Bullet train travel in Japan just got a whole lot tastier. 

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Harajuku Station’s beautiful old wooden building is set to return, with a new complex around it

Newly released design shows how the former station building will blend into a more modern landscape.

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New private rooms on Tokaido Shinkansen change the way we travel from Tokyo to Kyoto

The most premium way to travel on a Japanese bullet train.

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Is the new Shinkansen Train Desk ticket worth it?

We try a cheaper alternative to Japan’s premium Green Car carriages.

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Stay in a special Tokyo Metro train room at a hotel with a front seat to the railways

You don’t have to be a train otaku to enjoy all the unusual perks included in this accommodation plan.

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The most beautiful train station in Japan? Award-winning design by Kengo Kuma wows travellers

Sometimes the best designs are the ones that surprise you from the inside out.

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Fujisan View Express: A train journey to Mt Fuji so stylish you’ll never want it to end

There’s one carriage that requires a special fare to ride in, but it’s worth it. 

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Stay in a Japanese hotel room…with a train inside it!

Train, uniform and a glorious view of Mt Fuji make this a very Japanese place to stay.

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Japan’s new Spacia X train is like travelling in a luxury aircraft

And no, this doesn’t have anything to do with Elon Musk.

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Japanese train goes viral for Nara deer decorations

Rub shoulders with Japan’s sacred deer on this very special mode of transport.

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This ekiben train station bento is filled with surprises

Join us on the bullet train as we uncover hidden treasure from Niigata.

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Onitsuka Tiger now sells Shinkansen sneakers that cost more than a trip on the bullet train

Slip your feet into three different styles designed to look like three different types of bullet train.

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What the heck is this huge sumo wrestler doing at Ryogoku Station in Tokyo?

We all know Ryogoku is sacred ground for sumo wrestlers, but this is bordering on ridiculous!

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The 5 best Japanese bento to buy at Kyoto Station

These ekiben are a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds.

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Japanese train becomes a restaurant at this sleepy countryside station

A very unique place to eat. 

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Real-life Spirited Away train line found in Japan?

Waterside train route in rural Japan looks like a scene from a Studio Ghibli film.

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Emergency drill “assailant” on Japanese train goes viral for being too good at the job 【Video】

Stand-ins look genuinely scared when this man gets into character. 

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All-you-can-ride Shinkansen deal coming to Japan for a limited time

Unlimited travel pass comes with a slew of extra perks.

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