Hokkaidō [北海道(ほっかいどう)]

2017/07/27 05:23
Hokkaidō[北海道(ほっかいどう)] is one of 47 To-dō-fu-ken[都道府県(とどうふけん)](prefectures) which consists of 1 To[都](Tokyo Metropolis), 1 Dō[道](Hokkaidō), 2 Fu[府](Osaka and Kyoto Prefectures), 43 Ken[県]. That is the largest and northernmost To-dō-f..

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Sapporo Snow Festival [さっぽろ雪(ゆき)まつり]

2017/02/09 20:57
Sapporo Snow Festival[さっぽろ雪(ゆき)まつり] is a festival held in Sapporo[札幌(さっぽろ)] City, Hokkaidō in early February every year. During the festival, sculptures made of snow and ice are exhibited in open-air sites. That is one of the most popular..

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Ryūhyō [流氷(りゅうひょう)](Drift ice)

2017/01/27 23:14
Ryūhyō[流氷(りゅうひょう)](Drift ice) is the floating ice made of sea water on the sea. Ryūhyō In Japan, it is mainly seen at the coast of Sea of Okhotsk[オホーツク海(かい)](The sea surrounded by Kamchatka Peninsula, Sakhalin Island, Kuril Isla..

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Niseko [ニセコ]

2017/01/19 23:31
Niseko[ニセコ] is an area which consists of Niseko Town, Kutchan[倶知安(くっちゃん)] Town, Rankoshi[蘭越(らんこし)] Town, e.t.c. around Niseko Mountains and Mount Yōtei[羊蹄山(ようていざん)] in Hokkaidō. Niseko Niseko is famous for high-quality powder snow..

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Kita-kitsune [キタキツネ]

2016/09/07 23:16
There are two kinds of fox in Japan. Hondo-gitsune[ホンドギツネ] lives in Hōnshū, Kyūshū & Shikoku. Kita-kitsune[キタキツネ](Ezo red fox, the scientific name: Vulpes vulpes schrencki) is a subspecies of red fox and that lives in Hokkaidō, Kuril(Chis..

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Nipopo [ニポポ]

2016/07/06 01:25
Nipopo[ニポポ] is a traditional toy and wooden doll of Ainu[アイヌ] people in Hokkaidō. Ainu people is indigenous people in Hokkaidō, Sakhalin(Karafuto[樺太(からふと)]) island, Chishima[千島(ちしま)](Kuril) islands. It was made based on a wooden doll ma..

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