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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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A guide to riding the Shinkansen bullet train with a terrible-twos kid

Solo dad and his “devil twos” daughter take the Shinkansen from Tokyo to Kyoto – is this a recipe for disaster?

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Footage of very loud Hokkaido Shinkansen tunnel blast delights the public【Video】

It turns out that the Internet really likes watching stuff get blown up.

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Japan Railways offering ‘Shinkansen for Pets’, includes dog-friendly vacation packages

The ‘Woof-cation‘ package includes a photographer, veterinarian and dog trainer.

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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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We visit Kyushu’s oldest wooden train station building, get hit with a nostalgia overload

Take a trip back to 1895 with this quaint slice of Japanese history!

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All aboard the Rei Ayanami Line! Nagoya train line gets makeover to celebrate final EVA film

Another reminder that anything can and will become Evangelion-ized.

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Japan Railways announces a Pixar themed bullet train to commemorate anniversary

To southern Japan… and beyond!

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Mr. Sato reflects on riding the train in Tokyo for the first time in two months

Despite his penchant for the wacky and outrageous, Mr. Sato can also display an extremely pensive side.

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Japan votes on the rudest behaviors seen on trains and at stations this year

This year’s ranking includes Kanto vs. Kansai regional variations in addition to the overall list.

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Yokai Train in Kyoto offers a fun and fright-filled ride of ghosts and demons

Care to be seated next to a mythological monster from Japanese folklore? 

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We rode 11 hours on a sleeper train from Shanghai to Shenzhen and learned a valuable lesson

Things are more expensive for a very good reason.

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Japanese electronics store cleverly disguises its elevator to make it look exactly like a train

Feels almost like an amusement park ride.

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Japanese railway company to replace the awesome title of “train conductor” with just “crew”

All in the name of flexibility.

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Japanese netizen comes up with brilliant idea for child-friendly train handle

Too short to reach the grab handles? This trick ensures your little ones will always be safe and steady on public transport.

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Notebook passed by hand from Hokkaido to Kagoshima, connects railway fans in heartwarming event

Spanning almost the entire length of Japan, this notebook carried the will and determination of train fans, bringing them together in a very special way.

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Train etiquette: top ten inconsiderate behaviors that tick Japanese train commuters off the most

Times have changed over the years, but one particular offence has steadily climbed its way up the list.

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Japanese man in trouble for taking 11-second nap on train…that he was a conductor for

Taking a nap on the train in Japan is A-OK if you’re a passenger. Otherwise, not so much.

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Wakayama’s “Umi no Sachi” train line adds a colorful splash to the start of summer

Let a ride on the “Medetai Train”–“Joyous Train”–lift your spirits as we soar into summer!

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Niantic employee creates awesome augmented-reality 3D Tokyo subway system for his son【Video】

Understanding Japan’s complex train lines just got a lot easier.

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