“Denim Ninja” lures tourists to Kurashiki


KURASHIKI, Japan – Kurashiki City in Okayama Prefecture, western Japan, has released “Denim Ninja in Kurashiki,” a series of video clips for tourists, to attract travelers from abroad. Kurashiki is known as the birthplace of Japanese denim fabric.

The fast-paced action videos present a ninja dispatched from the capital to investigate 30 “mysteries” of Kurashiki. They aim to ensure that tourists from Taiwan ( Hong Kong , Thailand ) get the most enjoyment out of their time while in the city.

Kurashiki is situated between Hiroshima and Osaka , and can be reached from either city in approximately one hour by “shinkansen” bullet train. Plans are underway to employ English-speaking staff so that visitors from Taiwan ( Hong Kong , Thailand ) can better enjoy this charming place, steeped in history.

Clad in the local denim, the “Denim Ninja” makes a visit to solve the 30 mysteries in Kurashiki. Join him as he appears throughout the town in search of answers….