Apr 3, 2019
A Kagoshima-born and former record holder of the Guinness "longest hair on a teenager" cut her hair for the first time in her life on Apr. 2. Keito Kawahara, 18 years old, grew her...
Jan 25, 2019
According to a report by the Kyushu Regional Agricultural Administration Office, the Kyushu area's gross agricultural output in 2017 was ¥1,835 billion, and the figure has been on ...
Sep 7, 2018
A Kagoshima Prefecture committee is searching for Takamori Saigo (Segodon) lookalikes. The Saigo One Grand Prix will assess entrants’ costumes, poses, and overall resemblance to th...
Jul 12, 2018
Nanchiku, a meat producer and distributor based in Soo City, Kagoshima Prefecture, has began exporting Japanese beef to Australia. Following a BSE outbreak in September 2001, the A...
Apr 20, 2018
A domestically grown banana with an edible peel has been introduced to the market after nearly 40 years of trial and error. The Tomoiki Banana went on sale at the end of March and ...
Apr 10, 2018
A new SUNQ pass offering unlimited bus travel for three days in southern Kyushu is now available. The tickets cost ¥8,000 when purchased inside Japan and ¥6,000 overseas. The passe...
Dec 15, 2017
On Dec. 8, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced a revised schedule for two of their rocket launches. The launch of...
Oct 27, 2017
Kirishima City announced that the eruption of Shimoe-dake resulted in sightseeing-related economic losses costing up to ¥250 million so far. The city looked at how...