The Japanese train station famous for mysterious dancing cats

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

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Magical legend lives on at Odoriba Station.

A lot of Japanese train stations come with a colourful history behind them, but none may be quite as magical as the one attached to Odoriba Station, located in Izumi Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, on the Yokohama Municipal Subway Blue Line.

“Odoriba” literally translates to “dancing place“, and is used as a name for a number of locations around Odriba Station, as a nod to the fact that this area was once a “dancing place”. However, the dancing that went on here wasn’t done by humans, but by cats, namely magical

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