Sendai, where he spent his childhood until he moved to Tokyo
Actor Kanata Hongo, known for his major works such as “NANA2,” “MOON CHILD,” and “The Prince of Tennis,” has updated his Youtube page. The video shows Kanata Hongo walking alone in his hometown of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture.
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Walking with Hongo Kanata in Sendai
He walked around his alma mater, kindergarten, elementary school, and junior high school, and explored “Tsutsujigaoka Park(榴岡公園)” and “Shimizunuma Park (清水沼公園),” which he used to visit when he was in elementary school.
In the comments section, he said, “I grew up in this town for 15 years. For me, as a child, almost everything in the world was within the scope of the video. Thank you, Sendai!”
Tsutsujigaoka Park, famous for its cherry blossoms
Kanata Hongo’s memorable place, “Tsutsujigaoka Park,” is a historic park that was selected as one of the 100 best city parks in Japan in 1989. It is also known as one of the best cherry blossom viewing spots in Sendai City, and a cherry blossom festival is held there every year.