The Seibu Railway Company has recently started a new train manner campaign. And as far as I’m concerned, there’s nothing wrong with that.
Attempting to stop people using their telephones, taking up unnecessary space, or simply being anti-social on the train is never a bad thing. Plus if it’s done by using a colourful poster with cute little pictures on it, then all the better.
But where are the signs telling people to stop pushing, and perhaps more importantly, to resist staring at foreigners?
He said irritably after a particularly stressful journey home.