stations

Strawberry mochi dumpling vending machine made our Japanese station dungeon crawl worth it

Delving into the depths for daifuku.

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This simple picture of a stairway is worth a thousand words about Japanese culture

Commitment to being considerate leaves a literal mark in Tokyo station.

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Two Tokyo train stations getting Harry Potter-style makeovers

Hogsmeade Station serves as inspiration for closest stop to new permanent Harry Potter museum.

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Cat becomes head priest at Japanese shrine

Feline stationmaster takes on a new role at a special ceremony.

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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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Newest Japanese vending machine crush: Keikyu’s kimchi vending machine!【Taste test】

For those times when you’ve got someplace to be, and you’ve also got a craving for kimchi.

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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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What’s the true reason for Japanese train delays classed as “customer support”?

When you hear this term being used on trains, it’s often a euphemism for something more serious.

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Japanese rail fans heartbroken as Tokyo-area Keikyu chooses to retire its last pata pata sign

It’s a sign of the times as sign loved for its sound and style gets swept aside for more modern alternative.

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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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Tokyo gets its first subway station ramen vending machine

Three popular chains offering frozen ramen packs for people riding the subway but thinking about noodles.

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We got our first “rail seal stamp” and an extra splash of happiness at a train station in Fukuoka

This stop is undoubtedly the first of many in our new countrywide, railway-hopping quest to stamp ’em all.

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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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Japanese train operator scraps plan to identify past offenders with facial recognition camera

JR East representatives say change of plans is due to “lack of societal consent”.

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Tokyo Revengers anime/manga takes over Tokyo Station with dozens of character posters【Photos】

Tokyo Revengers become the Nippon Revengers with special salutes to all the prefectures of Japan.

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Acid attack occurs at Tokyo subway station as man gets sulfuric acid thrown in his face

Police are looking for attacker seen in security footage whose actions also injured innocent woman.

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There’s a shrine and strange scene waiting for you at the top of this Japanese train station

Before you hop on the train out of Fukuoka’s Hakata Station, visit the kids of good fortune in their shrine in the sky.

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The blood-soaked meaning behind the mysterious marks on the floor at Tokyo Station【Photos】

Almost nobody notices them, but they’re reminders of a violent era in Japan’s past.

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What to do if your phone battery dies when using a mobile transit pass on a Japanese train

Avoid getting stuck inside the train station forever with these handy solutions.

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Japanese police take down knife-wielding man at train station without using lethal force【Video】

Incident occurred at major train station in one of Japan’s largest cities.

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