Aniai

Aniai (阿仁合) is the central hamlet in the Ani district of Kitaakita.

Aniai contains most of the regional government offices, the Akita Nairiku Line's central train station, Aniai Station, and the local hospital and junior high school for Ani. There is a pleasant park which runs along the Ani River.

In 1955 Aniai Town (阿仁合町) merged with Ōani Village (大阿仁村) and Ani Town (阿仁町) was born.

Restaurants

Takaya Raman Shop is a short walk south of the station along the main street.

Izakayas

Heihachi is right in front of Aniai Station. It is the most lively and fun spot in the town. The food is local and the owners and the salt of the earth. They also brew some doburoku which they might bring out if things go well and the evening progresses nicely.

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