September 10th, 2013 New School Year

Has summer break (or winter break in southern countries) ended in your country? New semester has started in most of Japanese schools, and we are seeing children commuting to their schools.

The elementary school students in Japan typically use very heavy-duty backpack you see in the photo. It lasts for more than six years, so they use it for all their elementary school years. And many also hang on the bag a crime-prevention alarm that emits large sound just in case they encounter danger.

How did you commute when you were small?

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