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