Can I eat or drink something at my seat of Shinkansen?
Yes, you can.
You can bring food and drink on Shinkansen.
At Shinkansen station, you will find KIOSK selling drink, food, and books/magazines.
Also, you often see small shops selling Obento box, sandwiches, and drinks.
Large station, such as Tokyo station, has many stores inside/outside of Shinkansen gates.
KIOSK and shops are often located inside of Shinkansen gates.
Therefore, you can purchase food and drink on your way to a platform after going through the gate.
Some stations have KIOSK and shops at platforms.
Each station has unique Obento box using ingredients popular in that area.
It is fun to explore Obento box where you go.
Enjoy your trip.
Regular seats used on Reserved cars and Unreserved cars of Shinkansen. Consider it as "economy class" seat.
Better seats with more space than ordinary seats. All Green Seats are reserved only. Consider it as "business class" seats.
Your seat is reserved and secured when you book your tickets. Head to the station with a peace of mind.
Seats are the same as Ordinary Seat.
Better seats and free blankets. Popular among Japanese business persons, executives and people who
Know as "First Class" of Shinkansen seats. Only available on Hokuriku and Tohoku Shinkansen lines.
You can take any open seats in unreserved cars of any train on the departure date. (No departure time will be indicated on your tickets.)
The best seat type if your priority is the cost and are traveling during less-crowded season/time.
For further information and photos, please visit official page at http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ticket/types.html