Shouya Grigg’s successful brand of boutique accommodation on Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido only goes to show that remoteness is a highly desirable thing.
Hirado City in Nagasaki Prefecture is the unlikely recipient of one of the largest amounts of out-of-town donations in Japan.
A new winery in Fukushima Prefecture is helping to revive the local fruit-farming industry while bringing delicious new products to the Japanese table.
Okinawa Prefecture is re-establishing itself as a major international logistics hub.
A food-processing technology developed by a Japanese confectioner more than fifty years ago is now utilized in more than 120 countries around the world.
What is it about Itoshima in Fukuoka Prefecture?
Architect Toshio Yada, who divides his time between Tokyo and Okayama, works on regional revitalization, making use of regional cultural resources.
Inspired by the hit 2016 animated movie Your Name, tourists have been flocking to Hida in Gifu Prefecture.
An innovative mud conditioning technology is being employed on a wide scale in reconstruction work following the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Briton Richard Halberstadt is enjoying a new life in northeastern Japan as director of the Ishinomaki Community and Information Center.
Saki Chikaraishi is working to create a new relationship between people and towns through the colorful medium of knitting.
230 millions years in the making, Ogatsu slate suzuri are the calligrapher’s inkstone of choice.
At Dewa Sanzan in Yamagata Prefecture, the ancient practice of ascetic mountain worship continues to be passed on from generation to generation.
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