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Studio Ghibli and Tokyo Metro team up for summer stamp rally with adorable Catbus prize

But you’ll want to act fast.

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JR, Tokyo Metro, other rails lines adding discounts for mentally handicapped riders, caregivers

New policy seeks to remove additional financial burden in a country where not taking the train often isn’t an option.

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Japan bad train manners survey reminds us of three things to watch out for while riding the rails

Participants pick the most unpleasant parts of public transportation.

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End-of-the-Line Exploring in Japan: Tokyo’s Mita Line can give you all the nothing you want【Pics】

Let’s take a ride to the northernmost stop of the Tokyo subway network.

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End-of-the-line exploring in Japan: Visiting Hashimoto Station

A Tokyo subway commute daydream turns into a ride to the end of the line.

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Giant 100-meter-long Super Mario mural is coming to Kyoto

Hometown hero will appear in downtown Kyoto’s Shijo-dori Underpass.

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Sales of Japan’s most convenient train ticket/shopping payment cards suspended indefinitely

Suica and Pasmo have become an ubiquitous part of life and travel in Japan, but you can’t get a new card for either.

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Video of foreign diplomat riding in Tokyo subway priority seat sparks manners debate【Video】

Georgian ambassador’s brief subway ride clip has people disagreeing over how to properly prioritize those who need the seats.

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New Year’s Eve plans in Tokyo? Tokyo Metro won’t be running any extra late-night trains this year

You might need to pack it in early or be prepared to go all night.

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One of Tokyo’s busiest subway lines is adding women-only cars

Policy seeks to protect female passengers from gropers.

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The cool secret hidden in Tokyo Metro pillars at Ginza station

Subtle design details make the station and its passengers feel much more calm and pleasant.

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Tokyo Metro adds platform display showing where least crowded parts of the next train will be

Test program could help Tokyo commuters go from crazy crowded commutes to simply very crowded commutes.

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Our reporter can’t resist mystery of always-shut door being open on Tokyo subway station platform

He didn’t know where it would lead, but he had to find out.

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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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Sayonara, trash cans – Tokyo to remove last receptacles next month

Passengers asked to take their trash home with them.

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Osaka Metro to test stores where you can pay with your face, even with a mask

What are robbers supposed to do now?

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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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Japanese subway ad about depressed teens should probably be in a different place

Cram school’s message would be ordinarily be inspiring, but takes on an inadvertently dark, potentially dangerous atmosphere.

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Can you spot the problem with this Tokyo subway sign in this tale of awesome customer service?

One day after it was pointed out on social media, it was fixed.

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Timing of government’s extension of nationwide state of emergency could be contributing to worse commuting conditions.

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