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;

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 that Tohoku is far from Tokyo, but when arriving Tohoku, Akita is much far.


The information is as of April 4th 2017.