TOHOKU Short Trip Let’s Go HOST TOWN

Shinjo City

Shinjo City is a town with a long history that has been thriving from bustling activity involving the transportation of goods by boat along the Mogami River. The Shinjo Festival, which is held in summer, is registered under UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage as a "Yama, Hoko, and Yatai float festivals" in Japan. It is also famous as the hometown of Mr. Yoshihiro Togashi, who is known as the author of "HUNTER x HUNTER" and "Yu Yu Hakusho". "

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