Some people have complained that Akita is a boring place to live. While you won't see the hustle and bustle of big cities like Tokyo and Sendai, there is not a lack of things to do in the countryside!

These are just a few of the activities available to ALTs in Akita.

Entertainment in Akita
Sports Running • Bicycling • Soccer • Basketball • Cricket • Ground Golf
Martial Arts Kendo • Kyudo • Judo • Naginatado • Karatedo • Sado
Outdoors Hiking/Climbing • Camping • Rafting • Skiing and snowboarding
Leisure Onsen • Movies • Museums and zoos • Ramen shops • Akita beer • Doburoku • Cigar stores • Festivals • Arcades • Taiko