Fist Of The North Star Takes Over Japanese Trains And Train Stations

Image: Keikyu

Iconic manga and anime Fist of the North Star is celebrating its 35th anniversary.

Keihin Kyuko trains have been covered with Fist of the North Stars characters.

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Image: Keikyu

Inside the train.

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A couple stations have been renamed.

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So Keikyu Kamata Station is now Keikyu Kaamatatatataaa Station

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The “atatata” is the sound Kenshiro makes when punching the crap out of people.

Fist of the North Star will emblazon trains and stations until September.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.