Strolling around the forests of Karuizawa we bumped into this warning sign… Batman? Musasabi are giant Japanese squirrels that can jump from branch to branch by gliding in the air for up to 100 meters. They are abundant in forests all over Japan and some parts of China. The warning signs are usually found near […]
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Even signs that forbid things are cute in Japan. Many times signs explain their message in a graphical way using cartoon characters. The pigeon in the sign says: Stop please! I don’t need food! You can find more strange and funny Japanese signs in this category.
Sign indicating the location of the toilets at Gonpachi restaurant in Nishi Azabu.
I have been a few times to Enoshima, a wonderful place which makes a perfect one day trip from Tokyo. The first time I went there I was surprised, and at the same time a little bit scared, by the amount of kites that were flying very close to our heads. It seems like these […]
In Japan there’s always a cool way to warn about any danger. Take a look at these warnings about how kids should not use the playground slide.