Special articles

With the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen, superexpress trains now connect the Tokyo metropolitan area with Nagano, Niigata, Toyama and Ishikawa prefectures more closely than ever before. The stories you'll find here, mainly written by reporters at the Toyama and Kanazawa offices of The Yomiuri Shimbun, introduce the scenery, people and crafts along the new line.

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