trains

Sailor Moon’s Moon Stick becomes the real world’s coolest subway pass

EasyCard gets an anime magical girl power item makeover.

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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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Attempted murder at a Japanese train station

Suspect says stranger “was in my way”.

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Japan Rail now accepting suggestions for how to use a car on the Nozomi bullet train in March 2022

For the Nozomi Shinkansen’s 30th birthday, you could win the gift of a free high-speed trip tailored to your desires!

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Japan’s most annoying train behaviours: Passengers reveal the things that irk them most

Stay on everyone’s good side with these pointers on Japanese train etiquette.

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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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Man with no visible injuries found dead on train in Japan

Other passengers likely thought he was sleeping.

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We Put A Bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen into a Rice Ball: Japan’s new demonic combini temptation

Pork-stock ramen in onigiri form sounds like a covetous convenience store snack that would require dark powers to create.

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Osaka Metro unveils new “spaceship” design trains

A new hope for the subway of Osaka.

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Japan’s realistic railroad crossing capsule toys bring back painful memories for Mr. Sato

Some wounds never heal, and some stains never come out.

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That time a stranger gave us money on a Japanese train

We’re still not quite sure why it happened. 

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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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Magical train ride through Japan’s autumn leaves is like travelling to a different world【Video】

Rail company makes passengers dreams come true at this special “Maple Tunnel” in Kyoto

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Free Shinkansen tickets for kids travelling with parents during special JR promotion

Fastest bullet train on the most popular line offers incredible rebate deal for limited time.

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Shinkansen conductor caught playing GPS smartphone game on bullet train…for TEN years

He might have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for an anonymous tip-off.

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JR East attempts to unite train-photographing otaku with new social media group

Could this mean an end to the violence?

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Many angered online over news that “Joker” may never show on Japanese TV

Popular opinion is not to blame movies for people’s actions.

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Shinkansen makes unscheduled stop as elderly man whacks other passenger in the head with phone

”What are ya, a woman?” angry morning passenger shouts.

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Train driver sues Japan Rail…over 56 yen for a one-minute delay

Railway company defends wage cut, saying “no work, no pay”. 

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Japan’s lowest underpass, where you have to duck under the train tracks【Video】

So low it’s said to cause injuries and deaths, but locals here throw caution to the wind when using it.

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