Iwaki City, Fukushima Pref.
Some years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 hit a city called “Iwaki,” Fukushima Prefecture. Today, the city is well in the process of rebuilding. Now, Suzu and Fumi are 7th graders going to a junior high school in Iwaki. The two girls, one day, kicked off a hula team in their school, on a whim. Yet they soon lost their enthusiasm to dance hula, and the dance team was taking it easy. One day, however, a student from Finland, Mona, joined the team. This rekindled the two Japanese girls’ motivation, and they are now busy winning new teammates and practicing for a hula contest. This is a story of adolescence depicting the girls of Iwaki, a laid back city of hot spring spas, going all-out with hula.
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Sightseeing Spot in This Area
Iwaki City has many Tourist attractions such as “Spa Resort Hawaiians,” which may be Japan’s hula dancing mecca, “Marine Tower”, and “Shioyasaki Lighthouse,” which all appear in the anime. Especially, in the Yumoto area, various places such as “Onsen Shrine” and “Miyukiyama Park” are depicted, so there are a lot of interesting spots! You can find a lot of hot spring footbaths, so please use these baths and enjoy comparing them.