shinkansen

Police in Japan warn of new Shinkansen/travel-related scam

Young people especially likely to be target of con that preys on sense of compassion and desire to help.

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Japanese theatres welcome Thomas the Tank Engine’s newest train, a Japanese shinkansen, in 2021

Spring 2021 heralds the Japanese theatrical release of a Thomas movie starring a Japanese bullet train!

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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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Japan Railways announces a Pixar themed bullet train to commemorate anniversary

To southern Japan… and beyond!

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Is that the Japanese bullet train in your underwear, or are you just happy to see me?

Shinkansen underwear lets you show (or hide) your love of Japan’s fastest trains.

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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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New Shinkansen luggage rules start today, set to make travel more expensive and less convenient

Get out your tape measure, because you might need a more expensive seat and special reservation, or cash to pay an extra charge.

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Japan’s best train pass, the Japan Rail Pass, finally being made available for purchase online

After years of complicated and added-expense hoops to jump through, JR will start letting international travelers buy their passes online and inside their home countries.

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Japanese rail and Shinkansen bullet train announcers come together for series of cute videos

Get to know three of the people behind the “sexy” English-language voice announcements you’ll hear on public transport in Japan.

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Shinkansen tale of crying baby, grumpy man, and clever attendant warms Japanese internet’s heart

“I can’t sleep with this noisy kid crying!”

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Japan finalizes life imprisonment sentence for Shinkansen murderer

Man who slashed random bullet train passengers cheered as his sentence was handed down.

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Shinkansen announcer shares moment her mother hears her voice on bullet train for the first time

We will soon make a brief stop at…my mother’s heartstrings.

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Is the Shinkansen bullet train Green Car upgrade worth it when traveling in Japan?【Photos】

We take a ride in the Nozomi’s “first-class” carriage.

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Shinkansen will require reservations for large suitcases, charge penalty fees for those without

Japan Railway boss says passengers “will be happy” about the new regulations.

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Beautiful art museum Shinkansen finally coming to Tokyo for a limited time this fall【Photos】

Whether you think of the Genbi as the world’s most beautiful built train or its fastest art gallery, it’s a rail experience like no other.

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Hungry and on the go? Top 10 ranking of ekiben at Tokyo’s Shinagawa Station

A definitive ranking of the 10 best-selling bento boxes at one of Tokyo’s major travel hubs.

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Traveler in Japan filled with gratitude as bullet train conductor shares Shinkansen lifehack

Pro tip can help anyone with bulky luggage on Japan’s fastest trains.

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Japan is getting a Disney Mickey Mouse Shinkansen bullet train this spring!

All aboard the fastest Disney train ride ever.

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Mom asks mecha anime staff to add scenes of kid going to the bathroom for her son’s sake

Transforming robot series has plenty of action and excitement, but lack of toilet content is making mom’s life hard these days.

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