Monday, April 18, 2016

(1047) And shinkansen...

...basically means "o-bento" (お弁当), as we have mentioned before. Here one of the shops selling them in Ueno Station, aptly named "Ekiben-ya" (駅弁屋), that is "shop that sells  ekiben"- yes, stations' o-bento are popular enough to have their own name: ekiben (駅弁). 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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