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Outside of the Tokyo metropolitan area, Kyushu has the largest concentration of kaiju-related locations and landmarks.
- Fukuoka (featured in Rodan, Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla and Gamera: Guardian of the Universe)
- Sasebo (featured in Rodan)
- Mount Aso (featured in Rodan)
According to the Asahi Shimbun:
ASO, Kumamoto Prefecture--Although the continuing eruption of Mount Aso is hurting tourism, including the cancellation of accommodations in the surrounding area, local businesses are trying to lure visitors back, even promoting the view of the smoking mountain.The volcano is still continuing to spew smoke. This is causing financial hardship for businesses who rely on tourists.
Mount Aso is spotlighted on page 45 of The Monster Movie Fan's Guide To Japan.
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