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Namahage Museum

Namahage is a traditional folk event, held during New Year’s Eve in Akita Prefecture, Oga peninsula.This is depicted by men wearin...

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Akita Nairiku Jukan Tetsudo Ra...

Tanbo Art a.k.a rice paddy art is a tradition that dates back more than 25 years and honours the Inakadate village's history and c...

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Odate-Kosaka Rail Bike

When people look to add the element of “nature” in their travel itineraries, it's usually in the form of a walk or a hike. Not oft...

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Nyuto Onsen

Nyuto Onsen is a well-known onsen town in Akita prefecture. With a rich history of 300 years, it is one of the ryokans...

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Magewappa

Magewappa was created 400 years ago in Odate City (Akita prefecture). It was mainly used as lunch boxes that were made from the hi...

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Kakunodate Samurai District

Kakunodate Samurai District is a well-preserved small town that used to house about 80 families. The broad streets and yards are f...

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Inaniwa Udon

This particular udon is specially made in the Inaniwa area of Inakawa machi, Akita prefecture. It is hand-stretched, dried slightl...

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Kiritanpo

Akita is renowned for their high quality rice. Kiritanpo is a traditional food of Akita, using cooked rice, that is mashed and wra...

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