Animated Pictograms

Fun and easy-to-understand presentation of historical culture and traditional customs that are uniquely Japanese.

  • VISIT TO TEMPLE / SHIRINE
  • BOWING
  • POUNDING RICE CAKE
  • HAILING A CAB / TAXI
  • TAKING A BATH
  • WATER ABLUTION
  • TEA CEREMONY
  • RHYTHMIC CLAPPING AT CELEBRATIONS
  • RIDING THE TRAIN
  • WINNING MOVES IN SUMŌ
  • Coming Soon
  • Coming Soon

About The Project

EXPERIENCE JAPAN PICTOGRAMS were developed to provide visual support for tourists in Japan.
For more information about the objectives and design concept of the project, please click here.

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If you would like us to create new PICTOGRAMS for you or have other requests, please contact us here.

MAGLEV CHUO SHINKANSEN L0 SERIES

リニア中央新幹線 L0系[RINIACHŪŌSHINKANSEN ERUZEROKEI]

Scheduled debut: 2027
Max. speed: 500 km/h
Route: Shinagawa – Nagoya (to be extended to Osaka)
Superconducting maglev trains designed to run at a maximum speed of 500 km/h by gliding above a track, supported by magnetic repulsion. The maglev line is under construction, aiming to begin commercial service in 2027. It is expected to connect Shinagawa Station in Tokyo and Nagoya Station in Nagoya in 40 minutes, about 50 minutes shorter than the fastest Nozomi at present, and eventually connect Shinagawa and Osaka in 67 minutes, about 70 minutes faster than the Nozomi.