Airport Unmanned Shop & more! | Travel Japan Local News

Welcome to the fourth episode of Travel Japan Local News! This episode features a lot of news, like: unmanned gift shop landing at Haneda Airport, Osaka Expo preparations, Joetsu Shinkansen upgrading, and follow-up on the Nishi Kyushu Shinkansen from episode 1.


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Original news:
MLIT EXPO 2025 Infrastructure enhancement project brief:
Yodo River Ferry Introduction:
Namba redevelopment for more pedestrian and rest space:
Umekita Redevelopment phase 2:

さよなら「E4系」… JR東日本、上越新幹線に「E7系」10月2日からドカンと増車 他の車両とは何が違う?

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JR Kyushu Announcement:
Yoriyu hotel profile:

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  1. ANA FESTA” by Richard, enjoy my life! is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.
  2. Osaka Japan” by JoopDorresteijn is licensed under CC BY 2.0 .
  3. Jōetsu_Shinkansen_E7_Series_Shinkansen_20191121_1.jpg” by 国立寺 shared under CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
  4. “Shinkansen E4series” by kubotake is licensed under CC BY 2.0 .
  5. Nishi Kyushu Shinkansen image capture from JR Kyushu’s website.
  6. Haneda International Airport website capture from their official site.
  7. ANA Festa Go shop images and floor plans capture from ANA Festa’s press release.
  8. [Time Lapse] Haneda Airport Lobby” by Japan Scenes licensed under CC-BY 3.0.
  9. “From the new control tower in Haneda Airport” by Atsushi Kase is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 .
  10. Map animation created with Google Earth Pro.
  11. All train companies logos are under Public Domain.
  12. Osaka Highway (38825853715).jpg” by Raita Futo is licensed under CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
  13. Kansai_International_Airport_Terminal.JPG” by Own Work is CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
  14. International Symbol of Access is under Public Domain.
  15. Yodo River Ferry photo is from The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism’s website.
  16. A Ferry on the River by Utagawa Hiroshige, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.
  17. Osaka Seven-Seas-Mariner02n3200.jpg” by 663highland is licensed under CC BY 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons.
  18. JR Namba Station Square remodel plan captured from their presentation.
  19. Umekita Redevelopment Plan captured from official site.
  20. “大阪城 Osaka Castle” by ichiro.maruta is licensed under CC BY 2.0 .
  21. Double decker Shinkansen” by Robin Taylor is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
  22. 【逆光です】北陸新幹線 試運転 雪景色の中野市高社山トンネル” is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
  23. Gran Class mark.JPG” by Jet-0 is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported, via Wikimedia Commons.
  24. E7Gran Class.JPG” by 黄金のひばりたちis licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
  25. Gran-tohoku 2019autumn for shin-hakodate-hokuto.jpg” by くるみ1211is licensed CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
  26. Kyushu Shinkansen map Kagoshima route and Nagasaki route.png” by Hisagi is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
  27. Ureshino Onsen「神泉閣」Hotel description captured from (
  28. New hotel info capture from JR Kyushu press release.
  29. ⁴ᴷ 長岡駅 上越新幹線とき320号 E7系F21編成(朱鷺色帯) 2020年6月22日” by adz Tamana Train Movie Ch. is licensed under CC BY 3.0.