Rice is most important food for Japanese people for long time.
This is “Onigiri”, handy rice ball, ready to eat.
In Japan we say “Kome”, “Meshi” or “Gohan” not only “Rice” but in various way depending on the situation.
Japan produce 10mil. tons of rice in 1 year which is no.11 of the world.
Season of rice will start in spring time and harvest in autumn.
Just transplanted at Kawasaki Town
Miyagi is one of most important rice producer with its brand names “Sasanishiki” and “Hitomebore”.
To find the rice field, you just go out from the city.
This is Higashi Matsushima area
Terraced Paddy Field of Sawajiri in Marumori Town.
Scarecrow made by Miyagi Agri High School
Terraced Paddy Field in Kurihara City
We have, of course, beautiful rice field in Shizugawa. This is Komori Area near to harvest.
Please go out to refresh yourself and find Japanese nature around rice field.