※ Japan has 8 regions, grouped into 47 prefectures.
Fukushima( 福島県,Fukushima-ken).In 2011 a massive earthquake and tsunami followed by a nuclear reactor meltdown produced one of Japan’s greatest disasters. On the brighter side enjoy: Oze National Park, Akabeko Cows, Kokeshi and Kitakata Ramen. Junko Tabei (the first woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest) called Fukushima home.