Japan’s cartoon animal road construction signs are weird and cute (PHOTOS)

|  July 12, 2013 |

frogsOh, Japan. Just when we think your delightful culture can’t seem any more foreign to us, you go and do something like turning your road construction signs into adorable cartoon animals.

According to our sister site Better Roads, the signs have become popular across Japan since 2006 and were implemented as a creative way to grab people’s attention and make them aware of road work being done.

And they definitely accomplish that goal. View more of the photos over at Better Roads.


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