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The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri ShimbunPeople snap photos on Saturday in front of a Minamiaso Railway Co. train decorated with popular anime and manga characters at Takamori Station in Takamori, Kumamoto Prefecture. The semipublic railway operator began the services of the train in support of reconstruction following the Kumamoto Earthquake a year ago. Doraemon and Detective Conan are among the popular characters that were drawn in cooperation with 117 manga artists and writers. The train will be in service through Nov. 30.


[Released on April 15, 2017]

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