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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BULLET TRAIN 100 SERIES

新幹線100系[SHIKANSEN HYAKUKEI]

Debut: 1985
Max. speed: 220 km/h
Route: Tokyo – Hakata
Nicknames: Hikari, Kodama
As the second generation of the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen trains, the 100 series featured a sharper nose to reduce noise and air resistance. In addition, it was equipped with services that met the needs of the times, such as the first double-decker car, dining car, and private room car on the Shinkansen, which made it very popular.