About the town of Sakaki

A Glimpse of Sakaki Sponsored by the Sakaki-Machi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 'A Glimpse of Sakaki' has information in English about the town of Sakaki. Topics include Sakaki sightseeing, products, industry, commerce, history and culture.

Grass-roots industry in the town of Sakaki

Sakaki is famous for being at the center of Japan's postwar economic miracle. Scholars have come from all over the world to study Sakaki and to discover how this small rural town became a powerhouse of small- and medium-scale manufacturing. Christopher Keener's doctoral dissertation examines the reasons for Sakaki's success.

Sakaki Businesses, Organizations, and Personalities
Sakaki-machi Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The town of Sakaki has attracted worldwide attention as a miracle of industrial growth in the postwar era. The Chamber of Commerce home page has a wealth of information for and about local businesses.
Mikuriya Wine Shop
A local liquor store specializing in directly imported wines. The site allows online ordering for customers in Japan. Although the content is mostly in Japanese, shop manager Iwano has recently posted a message for English readers.

Christopher R. Keener
The personal homepage of an American whose life has gravitated toward Sakaki.

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