July 1, 2021
The ‘Hokuo-maru’, a newly built boat owned by Yamada Nobuhiko of the Kanetaichi Yamada Fishing Company, entered the Usuya fishing port in the town of Obira in northern Hokkaido, adorned with appr...
Amidst plentiful akisake salmon harvesting in the Sea of Japan, north Hokkaido's Usuya area in Obira Town with its line-up of fishery-owned shops is seeing a peak in "toba" making, wherein raw salmon is hung on electric rotators in a rotation-drying process.
Oct. 17, 2020
A Hadrosaurus (duck-billed dinosaur) monument, which was established at Obira Dam in the town of Obira in Northern Hokkaido 28 years ago, appeared at Obimaru Plaza near the center of the town on September 29.