2017/04/24

2017/04/24 - Kitakami Report

We kick off the new week continuing our reporting from the Tohoku Region. Joe visited both Sendai and Fukushima last week and you can read his reports here. Today, I visited Kitakami in Iwate Prefecture and found...
2016/04/19

2016/04/19 - Kitakami Report

The cherry blossom season has arrived in northern Japan, and in certain spots around the northern Tohoku Region the cherry blossoms have even started reaching full bloom....
2015/04/21

2015/04/21 - Kitakami Report

After a short break from the cherry blossoms, we resume our reporting in the northern Tohoku Region where the flowers in the respective capital cities have reached full bloom (mankai) last week. The cherry blossom...
2013/04/30

2013/04/30 - Kitakami Report

After a week's break in our cherry blossom reporting, today we resume at the Tohoku Region. Compared to the average year, this year saw cherry blossoms blooming...
2012/04/28

2012/04/28 - Kitakami Report

Kitakami is widely recognized as one of Tohoku's top three cherry blossom viewing spots, along with Hirosaki and Kakunodate...