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This blog is written by author Sachiko who is not a native speaker of English, so it may be hard to read. It is translated from the summary of Japanese page; http://akitaodatelifejp.hatenablog.com/

Convenience store with vast parking lots

In Akita, or maybe rural areas in all Japan, we see the convenience stores having parking lots many cars also large trucks can park in. I was surprised at first, because urban shops often have no parking space.

Positional relation of Akita Prefecture

Bullet train, JR East Shinkansen runs within about 100 minutes from the metropolitan Tokyo to Sendai that is the biggest city in Tohoku area where has Akita. It takes about 120 minutes by Shinkansen from Sendai to Akita. There is the image…

Wasao's pull back car

Akita dog “Wasao” that is popular for its funny face is riding on the toy mini truck. He lives in Ajigasawa, Aomori next to Akita.

Beautiful mistress of “Edo-Kouta” from Akita

Ms. Kasuga Toyo Shibaho who is my teacher of “Edo-Kouta” in Tokyo, traditional short song of Japan, is from Akita. We say that women from Akita are beautiful. In fact, she is the most typical.

Apple-patterned packing tape

The neighbor Aomori prefecture is famous for producing apples. While driving to Aomori I got this cute item at the farmer's store.