We are now very familiar with Japanese characters and franchises appearing on special trains. From Hello Kitty to Evangelion, and Pikachu, train operators frequently use tie-ups to promote regional ...
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JR West has announced that a special Hello Kitty version of the Shinkansen bullet train will be in operation this summer. Sanrio's immensely popular cat character will decorate a 500 Series ...
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JR East has announced the Genbi Shinkansen, a new train on the Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train line running between Echigo-Yuzawa and Niigata stations inspired by contemporary Japanese art. The ...
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Nanoblock, Japan's homegrown answer to Lego, never stops evolving. Just when you thought the micro building blocks had been used to transform every famous monument or building around the world, ...
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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
The other day we were having a bite to eat at a kaiten sushi (conveyor belt sushi) chain called Kappa Sushi. We were impressed by their nice "express service" for specially ordered slices of raw ...
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