NIHONMONODiscovering Japan [Nihon] through authentic craftsmanship [Honmono]


Open fields spread out from the Chugoku mountain range in the north which includes mountains rising above 1000 m, to the Seto Inland Sea in the southwest. There is a large amount of precipitation in the northern mountainous region, including heavy snowfall, while the southern region has a warm climate characteristic of the Seto Inland Sea climate zone.
Hiroshima has long been the center of both ocean and land routes, attracting both shipbuilding and heavy industry to the area.