In the Northern Hokkaido city of Shibetsu, which is known as a sheep town, lambing season has started again this winter for the special sheep breed Suffolk.
Sep. 9, 2021
The broadnose sevengill shark is considered difficult to keep in captivity for long periods of time, but one is currently on display in the large saltwater tank at Shibetsu Salmon Science Museum located in Eastern Hokkaido's Okhotsk region. According to the museum, this is currently the only shark of its kind to be on display in a Japanese aquarium.
Sep. 26, 2020
The new northern Hokkaido Shibetsu City baseball team “Shibetsu Samurai Blades” will offer training programs for baseball players and try to activate the community and make up for the labor shortage through baseball. The “Shibetsu Samurai Blades” will enter the first Hokkaido baseball independent league, “Hokkaido Baseball League” (HBL) in 2021
Aug. 16, 2020
Novel coronavirus spreading prevented two Vietnamese couples from returning home, so they wound up getting married in northern Hokkaido's Shibetsu City on August 1. They exchanged eternal vows of love, watched over by their parents and loved ones in Vietnam through online participation.