The Tokyo Metro has outdone itself this month with this new helpful poster to explaining why Japanese people never sit next to the foreigner on the train.
A few of the many previous 3Yen reports of the empty-seat-next-to-a-foreigner phenomenon include:
- There’s always a seat next to a gaijin/alien (3Yen / 2010-09-08)
- Tokyo train manners poll (3Yen / 2010-01-03)
- Tokyo training (3Yen / 2012-06-08)