1-1 Jhonai, Kokurakita, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan 803-8501
The City of Kitakyushu is located in the northeastern part of Kyushu in Japan and has a population of 1 million. The city is blessed with an abundance of nature and a long coastline. The City of Kitakyushu has long prospered as a castle town, an international trading port, and an industrial city. Many historic spots and traditional Japanese streets still remain. In Mojiko Retro District historic buildings stand side by side, and together with a view of the Kanmon Strait create a nostalgic, romantic atmosphere. Downtown Kitakyushu is bustling with modern buildings and a shopping area with a long tradition that sells many items, such as fresh seafood. In addition, an advanced network of highways makes it possible to move from the city center to the expanse of nature within 30 minutes by car. Kitakyushu Film Commission, established in 1989,was the first film commission in Japan and is dedicated to helping make the process of filming run smoothly.