Overview of Tokushima Prefecture

Tokushima Area:4,146.65km2 Estimated population: 749,440

Tokushima Prefecture is located on the eastern part of the island of Shikoku.
The Prefecture is rich in nature, where it faces the Pacific Ocean and other seas and mountains account for approximately 80 percent of its total area.
As Tokushima Prefecture is blessed with an abundance of nature, many fresh and safe agricultural and marine products are produced here.
As well, the prefecture is linked to the Kansai region, including Osaka, by the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, giving it a geographical advantage and this has encouraged many of Japan’s leading industries to develop here.
In particular, as Tokushima Prefecture is where the high luminescence blue light-emitting diode (LED) was developed, recently it has been attracting global attention as the world’s leading LED region.
Furthermore, Tokushima is home of the first temple on the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage, a pilgrimage route that connects 88 temples across Shikoku and was founded by the Buddhist monk Kobo Daishi (Kukai) around 1,200 years ago.
Due to a long history of warmly welcoming pilgrims to its prefecture, the residents have fostered a long-inherited spirit of omotenashi, or selfless hospitality.
Tokushima offers the best of both worlds, with its peaceful environment and advanced technologies, thereby stirring your creativity and creating a healthy work-life balance.
So why not consider an industrial investment here and choose Tokushima as your new place of business.

Excellent environment of Tokushima Prefecture

  • Japan's top internet environment
  • Reliable traits of prefectural residents
  • Conducive environment for raising children
  • Environment allows women to live the way they want

Living Environment in Tokushima Prefecture

Residents of Tokushima are known for being both hardworking and trustworthy and have formed a rich lifestyle and living environment.
Living comfort is one of the major driving forces for business activities here in Tokushima.

Living Environment in Tokushima Prefecture


  • 2011 Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities
  • 2013 Survey of Social Welfare Institutions
  • 2014 Survey of Physicians, Dentists and Pharmacists
  • 2016 Statistical Observations of Prefectures
  • 2016 Population Census
  • 2015 Teikoku Databank
  • 2016 Proliferation Status of Cable TV

Climate in Tokushima Prefecture

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Annual Rainfall

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Annual Average Temperature

Annual Rainfall

While much of Japan enjoys fourdistinct seasons, TokushimaPrefecture has a relatively mildclimate as it is located in the southernpart of Japan. The annual averagetemperature is warm at 16.6˚C, and the annual rainfall is 1,454 mm. Asthe mountainous areas are home to rich water sources, the prefecture is blessed with water resources.

Source: Data taken from the Japan Meteor ologicalAgency website