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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Children will love to see their dav characters printed on the tapestry and have a photo taken by Kitaro or Neko Musume.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Unagi12
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I caught this as my 3rd train enroute from Tokyo to Sakaiminato. The trains are old but air conditioned, they move very slowly but in a way they're charming; you feel like you're on your way to a seaside resort rather than a port. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maire M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is the local JR service from Sakaiminato to Yonago. If you are on a cruise ship visit to Sakaiminato then this is the train you will catch from Sakaiminato to Yonago where you will change trains to Matsue for Matsue Castle or Tottori Flower...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brisbane41
Reviewed 8 July 2018

taking three time & convenient but no luck to take the train of leading role however, the train inside is well enough interesting.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank iamface
Reviewed 23 May 2018

While the announcements are clear in Japanese, Mandarin and English, the line is too busy! There are no signs to show you where the elevators or esclators are located so you end up having to try and get your suitcase up or down the stairs....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank drmsctru
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Took this train from Yonago station to the airport. Train fare is cheap and is entertaining all the way. Announcement was made with Kitaro's voice and interior is all Kitaro charactors. Make sure you check out the statues at the Yonago platform before you board...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank gigitokyoliving
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This may be the only time I was disappointed in public transportation in Japan. I don't fault the area as they probably do not have enough population to sustain more trains, but we are very fast and had only carry on luggage and walked at...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Voodew
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Trains runing from Yonago to Sakaiminato, home town of the Japanese comics, would have different characters or drawings marked on the train carts. Fans and mostly childs would tried to take photos on what they want both inside the train compartments or from outside.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 26 December 2016

All trains and stations running from Yonago to Sakaiminato stations are having different Kitaro characters. Most of the visitors are crazy with photo shooting of all these characters and have fun. It is a very good idea for promoting a tourist destination.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank williamftw2016
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Trains were wrapped with anime decorations of five characters in the Gegege No Kitaro. Inside the train, seats and roof were also decorated with characters.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mat_mak
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