Hakodate’s squid-fishing lights visible from the train window as South Hokkaido Railway’s nighttime-view service beginsNov. 29, 2021
On November 12, the Donan Isaribi Tetsudo (South Hokkaido Railway) began operating a ‘nighttime view train’ service on which the train’s interior lights are dimmed to allow passengers to enjoy the ...
Kikonai Public Interest Promotion Company, which operates a roadside station called Michi-no-Eki "Misogi-no-Sato Kikonai" in Southern Hokkaido's town of Kikonai, is promoting a multilingual atmosphere within the michi-no-eki facility to help visitors from other countries. Starting on April 3, announcements in the facility began in English, Chinese, and Japanese.
A snow sculpture featuring characters from the popular Nintendo video game "Animal Crossing" popped up near a post office in the Hokkaido town of Kikonai in early February.