JR Central released 94 additional Nozomi services will run on Tokaido Shinkansen during the Golden Week period. JR West also released an additional Hikari service from Shin-Osaka to Hakata will available.
According to JR Central, the peak of crowding for this winter holiday period will be April 27 for outbound trains and May 5 for inbound ones. The following data are from this site Shinkansen Timetable’s independent survey. The seat availability changes from moment to moment, but they may be of some help to find remained seats.
JR Central, JR West and JR Kyushu reported seat availability of Shinkansen trains during Golden Week period from April 26 to May 6.
In March, this site Shinkansen Timetable had been visited 37 thousand times by 24 thousand users, and the page view was 107 thousand. The 35.0% in the total access was through desktop, 60.2% through mobile, 4.8% through tablet.
Suntory’s The Premium Malt’s Kamiawa set (神泡セット) is available on certain Tokaido Shinkansen trains for a limited period. Now it is available until the end of August. Kamiawa means The Premium Malt’s “miracle foam” created by carefully selected materials, recipe and pouring.