Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The melodies can be heard just prior to the closing of the carriage doors. Immediately afterwards, the trains make their departures. The stations on the Yamanote loop line boasts of the some of the most famous jingles of Tokyo that include the theme of ‘Astro Boy’ of Takadanobaba, Ebisu’s ‘Third Man’ and so on.
Some other trains have started offering themes like ‘Dragon Quest’. This melody has been introduced on Tokyo Toyoko Line.
Currently, Tokyu Dentetsu who is one the nation’s private railway operators is expecting yet another surprise for the railway commuters since new departure melodies would be played at six of the main train stations of Tokyo.
Walt Disney Japan is offering the brand new jingles. This would be a part of it’s collaboration on the promotion of ‘Tokyu Christmas Wonderland 2016-Disney Crystal Magic’. It would comprise special installations at Tokyu Plaza Stores and special character wraps for Tokyu trains and buses. The themes also include Marvel-themed trains and also ‘Star Wars’ jingles.
Commuters are really impressed with the interesting new jingles and have started sharing the audio across various online platforms.
The melodies would be played till the last train finally departs from each station on the night of 25th December.