Spring 2017 issue, Vol.35

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Kami Ranger is here!

“Kamikki” the mascot of Kamikawa Town, is a loving character and shares happiness with all the people in the town. But he is shy, so the “Town Development Kami Rangers” give him support.

2017/06/21

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Shiitake Mushrooms and Italian Food at “Ichinohashi Bio Village”

In the small community of the Ichinohashi District located in the eastern part of Shimokawa Town, an attempt to bear the future has begun. Ichinohashi Bio Village continues to forge ahead.

2017/06/21

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Scenery to be savored

Mikuni Kiyomi of Mashike, Hokkaido, is a world-famous French-cuisine chef. Mikuni and the town of Kamikawa had no connection to each other, but they got together for the sake of Hokkaido.

2017/06/14

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Shiokari Pass – the story of separating two great rivers - 4

When Shiokari Pass is mentioned, many people think of Miura Ayako’s novel. Shiokari Pass, which forms the core of Shiokari Pass, is featured in the final part of the series.

2017/06/14

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Things that link those that move to the town from elsewhere

The activities of some of those who have moved to the town of Shimokawa from elsewhere are conspicuous: one who has been enchanted by the scent of the forest; one who has been attracted by the place where people’s lives are fun. KAI spoke to two people who have become an irreplaceable part of Shimokawa.

2017/06/07

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Flowers in Bloom in Asahigaoka

“Daisetsu Mori-no Garden” in the Asahigaoka with its view of Daisetsuzan Mountains. The vast garden changes its appearance with each season, like a space where the attractiveness of Hokkaido has been condensed. KAI visited the garden in its fifth year.

2017/05/31

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Shiokari Pass – the story of separating two great rivers – 3

The period when the forefront of Hokkaido’s development continued northward, advancing over Shiokari Pass. This was also the period that brought about great changes in Northeast Asia. Let’s consider this pass in terms of a greater perspective.

2017/05/31

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The towns of Hokkaido

We Tried the Ebeotsu Hills 'Maranic'

Maranic is a portmanteau of "marathon" and "picnic." Participants run at their own pace, walk, enjoy the scenery and talk to locals. They do not compete for time or rank. We realized this was perfect for us, so we tried it.

2017/05/31

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Town management by Mitsui Fudosan

SAPPORO Flower Carpet 2017

SAPPORO Flower Carpet 2017 will be held over a 4-day period from Thursday, June 22th to Sunday, June 25th at Sapporo Kita 3-jo Plaza.

2017/05/31

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Gazing over Asahigaoka

Every town has a treasure, but sometimes the residents don’t notice it. We asked about the beautiful background working towards Kamikawa Town as a “town of hospitality,” and the “Asahigaoka Project.”

2017/05/24

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