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Japan pitching farm products at Hong Kong expo - NHK WORLD

Agriculture minister Ken Saito attended the opening ceremony at the Japan Pavilion. Exhibitors, most of them smaller firms, are inviting visitors to try a taste of Japan. A fruit firm from Tochigi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, is offering quick-frozen ...

Door sensors dead at Osaka police station where rape suspect escaped - The Mainichi

The prefectural police had installed sensors on the doors to visitation rooms at all of its 65 police stations following the 2007 suicide of a suspect at a police station in Tochigi Prefecture. However, the Tondabayashi station had removed the sensors ...

Family of missing French woman calls for help in Japan - RFI

Veron's family handed out flyers with the 36-year-old's picture at a police station in Japan's Tochigi prefecture. "We will continue to fight to find her,” said Damien Veron, brother of the missing woman. “We want to bring her back to France with us no ...

Japanese police deploy 80 officers in search for French woman missing in Nikko - The Japan Times

Police and rescuers on Friday stepped up search efforts for a French woman who vanished during a trip to Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, in late July, after receiving a new witness report. About 80 personnel were deployed in efforts to find Tiphaine Veron ...

Eduardo Dingler Wine to Sake: Following my sake heart - Napa Valley Register

Ultimately, I followed my sake heart and I headed to Tochigi City in Tochigi Prefecture north of Tokyo. Knowing ahead of time that the sake brewing season is dormant during the warm months, roughly April through October, I decided to explore the region ...

Relatives seek help as French woman remains missing in Japan - Kyodo News Plus

Veron, from Poitiers in western France, was last seen on the morning of July 29 when she left her lodging house in the city of Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, a popular tourist site north of Tokyo, according to police. She was carrying a shoulder bag when ...

EDITORIAL: Ruling warns against court use of interrogation recordings - Asahi Shimbun

The ruling, handed down by the Tokyo High Court in the case of the murder of a first-grade schoolgirl in what was the city of Imaichi (now part of Nikko), Tochigi Prefecture, is likely to have significant repercussions on prosecutors' efforts to prove ...

'Fugu' raised in hot spring water provide delicacy all year round - Asahi Shimbun

Some of Japan's hot spring waters are said to contain magical properties that supposedly beautify skin and cure illnesses. But Katsuaki Noguchi has conjured up a wider range of proven benefits with hot spring water from Nakagawa, Tochigi Prefecture.

French woman missing in Nikko - The Japan News

The Yomiuri ShimbunUTSUNOMIYA — A French female tourist is missing in Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, with police searching for her on the assumption that she might have been involved in an accident or crime, the Tochigi prefectural police have announced.

French woman traveling alone in Nikko missing for one week - Asahi Shimbun

NIKKO, Tochigi Prefecture--A 36-year-old French woman who was visiting the popular tourist destination here, north of Tokyo, has been missing since she left her lodging on the morning of July 29. Police are calling on the public to report any sighting ...

Japanese police seek clues on French woman who vanished in Nikko in July - The Japan Times

A French woman who visited the popular tourist destination of Nikko has been missing since late last month, the Tochigi Prefectural Police announced Sunday. Tiphaine Veron, 36, was last seen on the morning of July 29, when she left her lodging facility ...

Wheels that keep on rolling: Honda's diminutive Super Cub celebrates its 60th anniversary - The Japan Times

Immediately upon entering the Honda Collection Hall in Motegi, Tochigi Prefecture, the first things you see are three products emblematic of the company's early successes: a first-generation Super Cub (1958), a S500 sports car (1963) and an E300 ...

Kakigōri: Once a child's treat, now a luxury dessert - The Japan Times

Tucked away on a quiet backstreet near Nippori Station, Himitsudo is famous for its traditional kakigōri (shaved ice). Inside the shop, a crystal-clear block of ice from the mountains of Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, is loaded into a hand-powered ice ...

Hon Hai to make home appliances for Sharp: report - Taipei Times

The report said that Sharp would suspend its LCD TV production in Yaita in Tochigi Prefecture later this year, and Hon Hai's plants outside Japan would take over. The Tochigi plant has been one of Sharp's major TV production sites since it opened in ...

High court upholds life term for '05 Tochigi killer after quashing lower court ruling; defense appeals - The Japan Times

The Tokyo High Court sentenced a man to life in prison Friday for the 2005 murder of a girl in Tochigi Prefecture, retaining a lower court's punishment but repealing its ruling for excessive reliance on interrogation footage. Takuya Katsumata, 36, who ...

Japan's Sharp to cease domestic production of white goods - Xinhua

The company also said on Friday that it plans to stop production of liquid crystal panel TVs at a plant in Tochigi prefecture in eastern Japan by next March. "Closing the plants that have been supported by many people is regrettable, but that will let ...

Makoto Hiejima energized by opportunity to compete for Brisbane Bullets - The Japan Times

The Tochigi Brex's signing of top guard Makoto Hiejima was one of the biggest moves to date in the B. League this offseason. In fact, he was welcomed by hundreds of fans at an introductory news conference in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, a couple ...

Sharp plans to halt domestic production of major appliances - The Japan Times

With the move, the Osaka Prefecture-based company will draw the curtain on its decades of manufacturing of those products at two plants, one in Osaka and the other in Tochigi. Instead, Sharp's domestic facilities will concentrate on high-value ...

Court tosses murder ruling, convicts man for other reasons - Asahi Shimbun

1, 2005, as she was returning home from her elementary school in a city that has since merged into Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture. Her body was found the following day in a mountainous area of Hitachiomiya in neighboring Ibaraki Prefecture. Katsumata was ...

Man gets life term over 2005 murder of 7-yr-old girl - The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A high court sentenced a man to life in prison Friday for the 2005 murder of a girl in Tochigi Prefecture north of Tokyo, handing out the same punishment as a lower court but repealing its ruling for an over-reliance on interrogation ...

Tochigi Prefecture is a prefecture located in the Kantō region on the island of Honshu, Japan. The capital is the city of Utsunomiya.

Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 栃木県
 • Rōmaji Tochigi-ken
Flag of Tochigi Prefecture
Official logo of Tochigi Prefecture
Location of Tochigi Prefecture
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Island Honshu
Capital Utsunomiya
 • Governor Tomikazu Fukuda
 • Total 6,408.28 km (2,474.25 sq mi)
Area rank 20th
Population (May 1, 2016)
 • Total 1,969,042
 • Rank 20th
 • Density 307.27/km (795.8/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-09
Districts 5
Municipalities 26
Flower Yashio tsutsuji
(Rhododendron albrechtii)
Tree Japanese horse chestnut
(Aesculus turbinata)
Bird Blue-and-white flycatcher
(Cyanoptila cyanomelana)

Tochigi Prefecture (栃木県 Tochigi-ken) is a prefecture located in the Kantō region on the island of Honshu, Japan. The capital is the city of Utsunomiya.

Nikkō, whose ancient Shintō shrines and Buddhist temples UNESCO has recognized by naming them a World Heritage Site, is in this prefecture.

Other famous parts of Tochigi include a region called Nasu known for onsen and local sake and ski resorts. The Imperial Family has a villa in Nasu. Nasu-Shiobara is a major Shinkansen station.

Current map of Tochigi Prefecture

Exploring Tochigi with Kim Dao and Internationallyme

Check out the Odigo Japan Website for all Japan related information! Information on places seen in this video: Nikko Shrines and Temples: ...

Japan's Tochigi Prefecture | Ryuokyo Canyon, a Creepy Hot Spring and a Love Hotel

Pt1 of 2 | We headed straight for the fall colors and ended up at a super creepy hot spring and an amazing love hotel. Enjoy! New here? Subscribe!

Tochigi Prefecture Promotional Video

Tochigi Prefecture is blessed with abundant natural beauty, numerous tourist attractions, and prominent agricultural and industrial sectors. Next time you come to ...

Japan Vlog: Shopping in JAPAN | Exploring Nikko - Tochigi | KimDao in JAPAN

Exploring Tochigi: In today's vlog we made a day trip to Nikko in the Tochigi prefecture! We then went to ...

Japan's Tochigi Prefecture | Alpaca Farm, Boating in a Cave & Gyoza Galore!

Pt.2 of 2 | In the second part of our weekend in Tochigi we make super fluffy alpaca friends, explore a water dungeon and stuff ourselves at a Gyoza festival!

Exploring Tochigi City with the One Day Citizen Passport and Tobu Railway | Day Trip From Tokyo

Wanting to do something seriously cultural, historical delicious, hands-on, and pretty sweet, we took a day trip from Tokyo with Tobu Railway over to the city of ...