Aug. 16, 2021
This year, Hokkaido recorded the hottest July since weather related statistics began in 1946.
Dec. 1, 2020
Parts of the coast in the northern Hokkaido city of Rumoi have been buried in ‘spume’, a winter phenomenon created when the waves from the stormy sea crash against coastal rocks.
Sep. 10, 2020
Cape Ogon in Rumoi City is known for its beautiful sunset.
Sep. 3, 2020
In the "Three Ship Tragedy", three Japanese ships were sunk in a Soviet submarine attack off the coast of Rumoi in northern Hokkaido on August 22 after World War II had already ended, and Sakhalin war evacuees lost their lives. The 37th flame ceremony to comfort the souls of those who lost their lives in the incident was held on the evening of August 16 at the Three Ship Tragedy memorial area next to Rumoi City Umi no Furusatokan hall.
Aug. 26, 2020
Soba (buckwheat) flowers are in full bloom at Reuke Ranch, a sightseeing spot in the city of Rumoi. The white of the flowers stands out vividly in contrast against the blue backdrop of the Sea of Japan and the sky, dazzling the eyes of sightseers.
July 23, 2020
The season has begun again for the herring roe flavor enhancing process of sun-drying in Rumoi City, Japan's top herring roe producer.