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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Domino’s pizza in Japan!
“Hard-Off, we buy used gear”
Seattle’s Best Coffee
“Dream song into my world…”
Tommy Lee Jones in a Japanese coffee add “BOSS”
“Bar de Red Rock”
“Become heated paradise”
English signs at Japanese Train Station
“hello, hello, I love shopping…’
“International Connecting Flights” at Narita Airport
Mountain Q and Groovy
“We love Coco’s, we’re cooking for you”
“Total fashion group, Benikyu”
“Very Berry Soup, test kitchen”
“Warm and Cute”
“Maple English”, an English school
“coifeur” , a french word but with a spelling mistake!
Mister Donut in Japan!
“We Love Sports”