Tokyu Dentetsu, one of the Japan’s biggest private railway operators, has replaced the departure bells at six of their main train station with theme jingles provided by Walt Disney Japan. The promotion is part of their collaboration titles ‘Tokyu Christmas Wonderland 2016-Disney Crystal Magic-‘ which includes festive events at Tokyo Plaza Stores and special car wraps for the Tokyo trains and buses.
The departure bell for the Tokyu Oimachi Jiyugaoka Station will be replaced my Star Wars music from November 1 to December 25.
The rest of the stations will feature a unique theme each:
1. Mickey Mouse March – Shibuya Station, Toyoko Line Southbound
2. Heigh-Ho – Jiyugaoka Station, Toyoko Line Northbound
3. When You Wish Upon a Star – Jiyugaoka Station, Toyoko Line Southbound
4. Star Wars – Jiyugaoka Station, Oimachi Line Northbound
5. The Imperial March (Star Wars) – Jiyugaoka Station, Oimachi Line Southbound
6. Under the Sea – Oimachi Station, Oimachi Line Southbound
7. A Whole New World – Musashikosugi Station, Toyoko Line Northbound
8. Friend Like Me – Musashikosugi Station, Toyoko Line Southbound
9. Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo – Futakotamagawa Station, Denentoshi Line Northbound
10. A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes – Futakotamagawa Station, Denentoshi Line Southbound
11. You’ve Got a Friend in Me – Tama Plaza Station, Denentoshi Line Northbound
12. Monsters, Inc. – Tama Plaza Station, Denentoshi Line Southbound
The Star Wars-wrapped cars will run through Setagaya Line, Tokyu Tamagawa Line, and Ikebukuro Line. The Star Wars buses will run in the Futakotamagawa area (buses of Seta business office).
The company also plans to decorate their main commercial facilities like Shibuya Hikarie, Tokyu Plaza Ginza, and Tokyo Department Store. A ‘Star Wars Tsum Tsum’-themed Christmas tree can be found in Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku. IT will be decorated with Darth Vader, Yoda, and other popular characters.
The latest addition to the Star Wars saga, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will be out in theaters in Japan on December 16, 2016. Rogue One is story about the events that happened right before Episode IV.
‘Rogue One, a group of resistance fighters, betray the Imperial Army led by Darth Vader, and take upon them the mission to steal the blueprint of the ultimate weapon, the Death Star, which is supposed to be 97.6% impossible to defeat.’
May the commuting Force be with you!
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
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