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May 31, 2023
A collaborative project aiming to establish a zipline over the Kanmon Straits, connecting Kitakyushu City and Shimonoseki City...
Oct 1, 2021
The first auction of globefish for the 2021-2022 season was held on Sep. 27 at a market in Shimonoseki City. The fish, known as fugu, is often served at high-end restaurants. Howev...
Sep 22, 2021
A fugu-sashi globefish vending machine debuted inside the Karato Market of Shimonoseki City. The thinly sliced fugu dish is a well-known local specialty of Yamaguchi Prefecture and...
Sep 18, 2019
Earlier today, Sep. 18, Ian Burney, Ambassador of Canada to Japan met with members of the Canadian Rugby Team at their training camp in Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture. In this photo,...
May 30, 2019
In the backdrop of Japan’s resumption of commercial whale hunting, Shimonoseki City has proposed the construction of a new whaling ship. The city has many whale-related companies a...