The 8th photo in the Japrish photo compilation (my own version of Engrish) is from what could be called a “train commuter/smoker’s etiquette” poster. This is part of a poster (more shots of it to come later) which we spotted at Harajuku JR station in Tokyo.

Japrish poster from JR Harajuku (Smoke under the shoe and smoke stand)
This is just a part of a larger poster... stay tuned to to see the rest...

It’s not that the English in this poster is bad (that’s not always the point of Japrish), just that the way they go about explaining what to do and not to do is hilarious. Cigarettes are very cheap in Japan, but they are also quite low in nicotine. Smoking is allowed in most places, such as restaurants and cafes.

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