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Two manner posters are seen at a Toei subway station in Tokyo on Friday.

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Nice posters, but ...

... this can't be Japan - None of the people are wearing face-masks.

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I've never seen a dog or a monkey riding the train.

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Manners posters are hilarious here and seem to work to some extent. They usually have a salient point.

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infantilism that doesnt work, how about huge sign saying illegal and fine up to 100 man if run into someone..

and dokomiteruno is way too polite, mae miro boke is much more effective

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infantilism that doesnt work

Oooohhh !!, Yeah right !!, "Mister Mature", looooooooooool !!!...

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Minimalist reporting?

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And yet we know that no one takes any notice of these signs. Most people seem to walk while looking at their phone, and the priority seats are usually full of young people pretending to be asleep. Decades of cute posters hasn't made people's behaviour any better.

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They don't work at all! The punks who disregard these etiquette rules will continue to do so until they are fined for inappropriate behaviour.

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Loved the first two posts! "Public" and "manners" seem to be mutually exclusive here.

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No problem that is not addressed with a cute cartoon poster in Japan.

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Hopefully it'll work but most Japanese people just don't care about paying attention and use being absorbed in their phone as an excuse to not look

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Cynical people. Anyway. Manners of the Japanese on public transport are exceptional. Better than anywhere else I've experienced. These signs have an anime vibe. Anime os popular in Japan. Stuffed like fish in a can, these signs are attractive and fun to read.

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So inefficient childish stuff!

Real case pictures would be much more powerful!

They are not meant to be funny but to change behaviour.

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@Mr. Noidall

I have experienced public transports in many countries, no difference in Japan except they do not leave seat to elderly because the elderly does not want to be seen as an elderly.

And when someone has his seat, you can be a pregnant woman none will give you the place in 90% of the situation, same as everywhere else.

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Lol in new york city here..the homeless will use it as toilet paper after they take a dump in the cart .lol

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