Fortunately, Japanese Airports and train stations have a more than decent use of English which allows the weary traveller a seamless transit. However, the use of English is Japan goes beyond the practical and is often seen in a fashionable manner. It is therefore surprisingly easy to know what is being sold in the stores and shopping centres. Sometimes, It may take a long while, if not forever, to understand the meaning, some examples are: “Become heated paradise” and “dream song into my world”. Whether they are funny or informative, English signs in Japan will prove valuable, especially to know where to go shopping, and provide an occasional good laugh!
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“Dream song into my world…”
“Total fashion group, Benikyu”
“Very Berry Soup, test kitchen”
Tommy Lee Jones in a Japanese coffee add “BOSS”
“Maple English”, an English school
“We Love Sports”
“Bar de Red Rock”
Domino’s pizza in Japan!
Mister Donut in Japan!
English signs at Japanese Train Station
“Warm and Cute”
“International Connecting Flights” at Narita Airport
“hello, hello, I love shopping…’
Seattle’s Best Coffee
“coifeur” , a french word but with a spelling mistake!
“Become heated paradise”
“Hard-Off, we buy used gear”
“We love Coco’s, we’re cooking for you”
Mountain Q and Groovy