” and she said “oh no, it’s fine” or “don’t worry.” It’s not fine.
You will hear announcements every five minutes in both Japanese and English, reminding you to keep your phone on “Manner Mode.” Trains are typically pretty quiet, so a beeping or ringing cellphone is pretty obvious.
Of course, no one is going to kick you out of the train if your phone goes off…
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Crowded train in Japan " data-medium-file=" data-large-file=" class="aligncenter wp-image-1461" alt="IMG_9221" width="500" height="520" Things that are okay in your home country might be socially acceptable in Japan.(I doubt anyone will kick you out for breaking of these rules) but it’s kind of the same feeling as if you phone went off when you were sitting in that one class you hated.No one really cares (too much), but it is still embarrassing.” while they are in the midst of actually sitting down.They might be too tired to do the full extent of politeness – but I really do like this response much better.While enforcement is low in most places, trains are one of those super-prohibited places, like hospitals and schools, where you actually will get in trouble for smoking.