※ Japan has 8 regions, grouped into 47 prefectures.
Kumamoto Prefecture (熊本県, Kumamoto-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu. The capital is the city of Kumamoto. The area is home to Mount Aso one of the world’s largest volcanoes. Beef lovers can go all ‘Moo!’ with a few bites of the legendary Aka Ushi Beef.