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The bullet train of Japan is called新幹線 (shinkansen).
Example:新しい新幹線の方チーターよりが速い (atarashii shinkansen no hou ga chiitaa yori hayai) - "The new Shinkansen (bullet train) is faster than a cheetah."

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