The up-coming Japanese fiscal year starts tomorrow and it’s going a tough year for teasing the Tokyo Metro’s manners posters in English. The theme of 2016’s posters will feature kanji ideographs that will target* the current rude hoards Chinese tourists and the locals, meh.
Tokyo Metro’s New Manner Posters Themed on Kanji Graphics
japanstation.com | 2016-Mar-30
Every year Tokyo Metro announces a new series of…”Manner [sic] Posters” …The new posters designed by Tokyo illustrator, Yu Nagaba, will feature a new character called “Chikao-kun” or “Underground Boy”…The new slogan “anata no mana- , ii kanji?” or “are your manners in good shape?”...more...
The above poster is a 3Yen “exclusive” since the actual manners poster shown on the left won’t be put up until tomorrow, April 1st.
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Our reports of previous fiscal year’s new series of manner posters include:
- 2015’s Metro’s manners mascot, “Miteru chan” (lit. Miss Watching), (3Yen / 2015-04-01)
- R.I.P. — Tokyo Metro Manners Man (3Yen / 2013-04-01)
- Gloomy’s gotta new gig (3Yen / 2012-04-05)
- ‘Make Up — Image Down’ ⬇ (3Yen / 2007-10-12)