Akita Prefecture is home to such unique aspects of culture as the namahage, a folk rite wishing for blessings of the locals, delicious food you would expect in a rice-growing region, and hot springs and snow-covered tr ees, among other natural scenery. Winters in this region let you see the way locals stay warm amid t he cold winter: hot springs are a perfect way to repel the cold and warm body and mind.
Winter in Tohoku is long.
It's fun that way.
Delivering "the hottest" of Tohoku.