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Kitakyushu Area Guide (Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi) Brought to you by Reporter Patrick

This is Fukuoka
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The "This is Fukuoka" series explore the charms of Fukuoka from the points of view of foreigners living there. This time, our reporter Patrick, from Boston, USA, has visited some highly-recommended spots in Kokura, Kitakyushu City!

1. animate Kokura Branch (アニメイト小倉)




3. maidreamin Kokura Aruarucity Store (めいどりーみん 小倉 あるあるCity店)

maidreamin Kokura Aruarucity Store

4. Kokura Castle (小倉城)

Kokura Castle

5. Cha Cha Town Kokura (チャチャタウン小倉)

Cha Cha Town Kokura

Map of the locations introduced!


パトリックMy name is Pat (Patrick), and I'm from Boston, USA. I work as the Coordinator for International Relations at Kitakyushu City Hall. We're working to build a city of cultural creation here in Kitakyushu – why not come and feel it for yourself?

- Favorite Kitakyushu foods: Yahata gyoza, yaki (baked) curry
- Hobbies: Film, video games, studying otaku culture
- Favorite directors: Terayama Shuji, John Carpenter, Sono Sion
- Favorite artists: Togawa Jun, Hirasawa Susumu, Sheena Ringo
- Favorite mascot: Jiimo-kun (Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-shi)



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