The film features the lively and liveable city of Kariya, focusing on its vast nature, variety of industries, and its easy accessibility.
Kariya City, located in the heart of Aichi Prefecture, used to develop as a castle town during the Edo Era. Currently, it is well-known for its industry with various Toyota automobile-related head offices and factories. While development spreads around Kariya Station in the South of the city, in the North, there is still precious nature around the university, which makes this city even more attractive.
Access Information to Kariya City
Take an hour flight from Haneda Airport to Chubu Centrair International Airport. Take a 20-minute-ride on the Meitetsu Limited Express from the airport to Kanayama Station. From Kanayama Station to Kariya Station, transfer to the JR Tokaido Line Rapid train. It is approximately a 15-minute-ride.
After an hour and 40 minutes on the bullet train from Tokyo Station to Nagoya Station, take a 20-minute-ride on the JR Tokaido Main Line Rapid train to Kariya Station.
Although Kariya City may be widely known as an industrial city, it is also a comfortable place with rich nature, historical cuisine, and plenty of leisure specials to enjoy.
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