Visit the setting of a favorite scene and immerse yourself in the world of fiction.

The Rumoi Area has been both set and setting for a number of movies, dramas, novels and manga.


“Hyomon” (Patches of Thin Ice)

This is a romance novel written in 1972 by Watanabe Junichi. Two television dramas were based on this novel: one in 1974 and another in 1986.
 


⑰Teshio National Health Insurance Hospital(Kawaguchi 5699-3, Teshio)

In the novel Hyomon (Patches of Thin Ice) by Watanabe Junichi, the main character is portrayed a having been assigned to this hospital.

“Enbetsu Shounen (The Boy from Enbetsu)”

This is a short story by Sakagawa Eiji.
Sight, touch, thoughts and emotions; the youthful observations of a boy in Enbetsu are the basis for this story.


⑱Embetsu Town Embetsu Junior High School(Aza Kouwa405, Embetsu)

This school is where a young boy goes to school. The ski slope, public bath and other locations in Embetsu are the setting for this story.

“Hitsuji ni Namae wo Tsuketeshimatta Shounen” (The Boy who Named a Sheep)

This is a passionate novel by Higuchi Kaoru. Life and food is the theme for this story which is based on actual events which happened at Embetsu Agricultural High School. Higuchi taught Japanese at this school at that time.


⑲Hokkaido Embetsu Agricultural High School(Kitahama74, Embetsu)

This, the only agricultural school in the region, became the setting for a story.

“Hakusen Nagashi 19 no Haru” (The Spring of Hakusen Nagashi 19)

This is a 1997 television drama. Nagase Tomoya plays Okouchi Wataru who works at the Shosanbetsu Astronomical Observatory.
 


⑳Utagoshi Seashore(Utagoshi, Embetsu)

Shichikura Sonoko? and Okochi Akira walked on this beach in the novel Hakusen Nagashi 19 no Haru (The Spring of Hakusen Nagashi 19)
The observatory was the setting for a scene.


㉒Shosanbetsu Astronomical Observatory(Toyomisaki 153, Shosanbetsu)

In the novel Hakusen Nagashi 19 no Haru (The Spring of Hakusen Nagashi 19), Okochi? Wataru? found employment at this observatory.


㉓National Route 232(Haboro Town ~Shosanbetsu Village)

This is the national route which Okochi Wataru uses on his way to the Haboro Police Station in Hakusen Nagashi 19 no Haru (The Spring of Hakusen Nagashi 19).

“Kansen Retto ( The Infection Islands)”

This movie was produced in 2009. Tsumabuki Satoshi and Dan Rei play a married couple who get caught in an outbreak of a new virus. A manga was also written based on this story.
  


㉑Kitanippon Pasture(Akesato, Shosanbetsu)

This area appears in the movie KansenRettou ( The Infection Islands).


㉒Shosanbetsu Astronomical Observatory(Toyomisaki 153, Shosanbetsu)

It is also appeared in the movie KansenRettou ( The Infection Islands).

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