The pictures are showing very precise and usable guidelines for blind people. They are yellow on gray pavement so they can be seen very well and used not only with the white cane but also to follow the path.
Pablo and Elena were in Japan in May 2019 and they are not visually impaired but they were impressed by how easy it is to navigate the cities of Japan. They also benefit from these high contrast marks.
According to them is on of the most visually impaired friendly country