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We roll the die on Japan’s new random-destination train tickets

How to buy a cheap ticket to…somewhere. 

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Japan’s random-destination roll-the-die train tickets: An amazingly cheap way to go…somewhere

Seven great destinations and a chance to save almost 150,000 yen if you’re especially lucky.

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Retired Member of Parliament arrested pretending to be active MP for first-class train tickets

And he would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for that meddling JR and its clerical errors.

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Japan reality edges closer to anime with Japan Railway’s VR-style humanoid robot

Step 1 towards the world of Patlabor is complete.

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Set of 4,368 train tickets goes on sale to commemorate Japan Railways 150th anniversary

The collection comes in a set of six binders so you can display all 4,368 of your tickets easily.

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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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Kids magazine comes with functioning ticket gate machine, makes beeping sounds when gates open

New edition of children’s magazine Youchien even has adults reaching for their wallets.

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Japanese train station returns lost item to customer with a heartwarming message

Rail staff know how bad it feels to lose an item during your travels.

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Japanese trains now even more convenient as new service lets you pick up groceries at station

Allows commuters to skip supermarket detour and stay on the straight track to dinner.

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Japanese freight container bento satisfies our hunger for unusual lunches

A lunchbox so popular its makers can’t keep up with demand.

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Taste-testing the Attack on Titan rice ball that “shouldn’t be on sale”【Taste test】

Sorry, Sasha, but your loss is our gain.

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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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JR group offers all-you-can-ride passes for older couples in “Full Moon Couple Green Pass” deal

In Japan, travelling with someone you love only gets better with age.

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New Shinkansen bullet train design revealed for Nagasaki extension

Kamome will let travelers figuratively fly to west Kyushu.

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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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Tokyo’s anti-crowding coronavirus countermeasures backfire, make trains needlessly dangerous

Ridiculous problem could have been avoided simply by looking at a calendar.

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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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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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Tokyo airport’s new train line to make getting into, out of the city easier for JR pass holders

East Japan Railway wants to cut travel time to Tokyo Station in half.

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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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