JR West Announces Hello Kitty Shinkansen


JR West and Sanrio have announced that carriages of a high speed shinkansen bullet train running on the Sanyo Shinkansen Line will be decorated with the ever popular Hello Kitty character and color scheme.

The train will begin running this summer between the cities of Osaka and Fukuoka. To announce the collaboration, a promotional video has been released.

Find out more about the Hello Kitty Shinkansen here: http://www.jr-hellokittyshinkansen.jp/ (link in Japanese)

Also, read Japan Cheapo’s guide to catching the Hello Kitty Shinkansen.

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