Public Signs

Garbage Marks

Refer to: Garbage Marks section under the Living In / Settling In category.

Traffic Signs

Refer to: List of Traffic Signs page under the Travel & Transportation / On The Road category.

Health & Welfare

Photo_MaternityMark Maternity Mark
Shows pregnant women and mothers with infants. Seen as key chains and on public transportation.

See also: Having a Baby: Boshi-Techo and Maternity Mark
aed_s AED Mark
This mark is displayed at places with an Automated External Difribillator. There are several designs.


Elevator: Though the message is clear, these make even Japanese double-check before pressing.

icon_open icon_open2 Open
Open the doors,
Hold the doors open
icon_close icon_close2 Close
Close the doors
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