Japan Is Getting Yet Another Hello Kitty Train

Image: (C) 1976,2019 SANRIO CO.,LTD. 株式会社サンリオ/西日本旅客鉄道株式会社
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Last year, a Hello Kitty theme bullet train service began in Japan. This year, an airport express train does likewise.

As Japan Trends reports, the train is a Hello Kitty-covered Haruka Direct Express train that transports travelers from Kyoto to Kansai International Airport.

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The outside is Hello Kitty themed and inside walls are tastefully decorated with the famous feline.

Image: (C) 1976,2019 SANRIO CO.,LTD. 株式会社サンリオ/西日本旅客鉄道株式会社

Service started this week, with trainspotters snapping pics and video.

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