Vintage Japanese Posters

Wasureemon (June 1980)
Doraemon offers a friendly reminder not to forget your umbrella. The text at the bottom is a suggestion to write your name, address and company name (or school name) on your possessions.

No smoking during non-smoking hours (October 1980)
The “Journey to the West” monkey urges passengers not to smoke on the platform during the designated non-smoking hours (7:00-9:30 AM and 5:00-7:00 PM).

Humans are forgetful (February 1976)
This poster, which reminds passengers to take their belongings when they leave the train, shows Astro Boy returning a forgotten hat and umbrella to his creator, Osamu Tezuka.

Please open it (July 1977)
This poster of a melting snowman aims to encourage passengers seated near a window to let cool air in when it is hot inside.

Isami-ashi: Wait behind the white line (May 1979)
The image of sumo wrestlers locked in combat serves as a reminder for passengers to stand safely behind the white line when waiting for the train.

Space Invader (March 1979)
This 1979 poster pays tribute to the extremely popular Space Invaders video arcade game and encourages passengers to read their newspapers without invading the space of other passengers.

some awesome Vintage Japanese Posters from the 70’s.  i love the cartoon ones the most. hehe
Really like how the incorporate characters with their message.

more here. and here.

it seems like the Japanese tend to leave their brollies around?


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