SEAT

Gently sink into relaxing, private seating.

Premium quality seats exclusive to the Gran Class recline to a maximum of 45 degrees with a flick of the switch so you can enjoy your journey in a comfortable position.

Attention to details: Seats

Seat map

Reclining seat

Operate the control panel to interlock the backrest, seat, leg rest and footrest and recline up to 45 degrees.

Headrest pillow

Our special headrest pillow is even softer than those used in first class car, and can be moved up and down to suit customers' preferences.

Dining table

A table that can be used in two sizes is housed in the armrest.
The table slides forward and back so you can adjust it to the preferred position when eating or using your computer, etc.

Cocktail tray

There is a space on the armrest that can be used as a compact side table. You can enjoy a beverage even with your seat reclined.
  • Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen
  • Hokuriku Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen

Desk light

The desk light can be adjusted to any angle.
This provides a good lighting for reading or working during your journey.
  • Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen
  • Hokuriku Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen

Partition

There is a semi-transparent partition between side-by-side seats.
This provides a comfortable space with privacy in mind.
  • Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen
  • Hokuriku Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen

Control Panel

The control panel at your fingertips lets you adjust the seat with a flick of the switch. If you need the attendant, push the button to call them. (*)
*Service not provided on “Gran Class (No Beverage or Light Meal Service)” trains.
*Photos for illustrative purposes only.
  • Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen
  • Hokuriku Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen

Electrical outlet

The Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen, the Hokuriku Shinkansen, and the Joetsu Shinkansen have an electrical outlet on the front of the armrest of each seat.
  • Hokuriku Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen *Likewise, you will find it located in the front of the armrest on each seat on the Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen.
  • We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in maintaining the quiet environment of the cabin so as not to disturb other passengers.
  • Please make sure to not disturb other passengers with keyboard sounds, etc., when you are using a computer.