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Weird Japan (45): Lost Umbrellas at Odawara JR Station!

Today I managed to take the wrong train back home in Shizuoka City from Mishima City and found myself marooned in Odawara Station waiting for the next Shinkansen train back home!

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There is very little you can do on a Shinkasen track platfrom in Japan.
Just on a hunch I looked outside through th large bay window and noticed women employees taking out garbage, used cans in particular!

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On the left of the picture you can see some cans offloaded from trains. I can’t imagine how many are taken out on week days.
But on the right I discovered something unusual!

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Lost umbrellas on trains!
Now, what are they going to do with them? LOL

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7 thoughts on “Weird Japan (45): Lost Umbrellas at Odawara JR Station!”

  1. Japan is a wonderful place to be an observant sort. As for the kesa, I have heard they either are recycled or sent to China. Anyone know?

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