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Hironobu Matsuoka / Photo-writer
Born in 1974 in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, and currently living there, Hironobu is the president of Mediapolis Inc.
“I travel around the country in Solar King, an eco-camping car that has a solar power generator, and film the beautiful scenery of Japan in high-definition. I want to move around the country as much as possible and leave behind videos of precious Japanese nature and scenery for future generations to enjoy. Although I travel all over the country, I love my home area of Setouchi.”
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Part of “Setonaikai National Park”, Tsuda no Matsubara is a beautiful white sand beach from where you can look out over the Setouchi islands and see impressive ancient pine trees (over 600 years old).
Known as the “western gateway to Shikoku”, Yawatahama (Ehime) is a ‘natural harbor’ port town that has flourished since ancient times due to its fishing industry, and is still home to the largest fish market in Shikoku!
In Okayama by the Inland Sea, there is a spot where oddly shaped rocks, such as the one in the image below, can be seen!
The Kanmon Straits separate Shimonoseki City (Yamaguchi Prefecture on mainland Honshu) and Moji-ku, Kitakyushu (Fukuoka, Kyushu).
With its steep cliffs and gorgeous island views, Cape Kōmo Misaki is located near the most southerly point of Ehime.
Located on the tip of a panhandle stretching towards Kyushu, the hidden beauty of Cape Sada Misaki is to be found at the most westerly point of Shikoku.
Cape Kamoda Misaki is located at the most easterly point of Shikoku.
Located by the sea, Maiko Park (Tarumi-ku, Kobe City) is a great spot for getting up-close and personal with the gigantic “Akashi Kaikyō Bridge”*.