The Sanriku coast along Ishinomaki is home to one of the world’s three largest fishing grounds due to its geographical location where the warm and cold currents meet. Ishinomaki has owed its past prosperity to its close proximity and relationship with water. However, on the flip side, nature also has its dangers as we saw in 2011 when the tsunami waves crashed into the northeastern coasts of Japan and destroyed many towns and villages. In this video, we meet two fishermen who lived all their lives by Ishinomaki’s seas and learn about their stories.
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