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Japan Is Getting A Hello Kitty Bullet Train

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In the wake of the Evangelion bullet train, Japan is getting a new special high-speed train featuring the country’s favorite feline friend.

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This summer, a Hello Kitty-themed bullet train will begin service in Western Japan. Currently, there is only concept art.

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It’s pink and cute!


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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“Western Japan”? So just between Fukuoka and Osaka then?