Pink Bullet Train Debuts In Japan

Pink Bullet Train Debuts In Japan

A new pink Hello Kitty-themed bullet train has debuted in Japan on Saturday between Osaka and Fukuoka connecting Japan’s west and south until the end of September. Hundreds of fans of the cartoon character turning out to see its inaugural journey.

The special 'shinkansen' has eight-car train and is painted pink and white, showcasing Hello Kitty images and trademark ribbons from flooring to seat covers and windows.

At the entrance, a life-size Hello Kitty doll wearing the crew uniform greeted fans and passengers, and took memorable selfies with them.

Hello Kitty, created in 1974 by the Japanese company Sanrio, is a global icon of “cute-cool” with fans of all ages.