The maximum number of applicants has been reached.
Therefore, the registration process is now closed. Thank you very much for the many applications.

Special Project for Memory of 10 Years of Recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake

Ten years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake.
It was an event which caused tremendous damage and suffering.
Since that tragic day, the Tohoku region has been steadily recovering.

After 10 years of love and support from many people, a special promotion is being offered to express gratitude from the region.

After 10 years of progress, this is a great opportunity to see the "New Tohoku".

Tourism Support Monitor
15,000 yen participation fee and get many benefits!

It's easy to participate!

Please refer to the application guidelines below for details


Board a special train and participate in ceremonies

Board the "Tohoku DC Fukkou-go" (Group Carriage) and participate in the ceremony at each arrival point


Share the attractions of Tohoku and your travel memories on social media sites.

Use any social media site
*Just post one or more times


Stay at least 1 night in one of the 6 prefectures in the Tohoku region

*Accommodation is to be arranged by the participant
*Accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the participant


Fill in the questionnaire after the travel

To be sent by e-mail at a later date

How to Apply for Tohoku Tourism Support Monitor for
Foreign Residents in Japan


Fill out the application form and send it to us.


Register a WAmazing account.


Follow the instructions from WAmazing to complete payment.

Recommended places in the six prefectures of Tohoku.

Tohoku Tourism Support Monitor for
Foreign Residents in Japan Application Guidelines

Tohoku Tourism Support Monitor for Foreign Residents in Japan Details

A special "Tohoku DC Fukkou-go" train (Group Carriage) will be in operation to coincide with the opening of the Tohoku Destination Promotional Campaign.
Foreign residents of Japan are invited to visit Tohoku.
By sharing their memories of the trip through social media, we hope to spread the word about the Tohoku region's recovery and the appeal of train travel to people abroad.

Participation Fee

15,000 yen per adult.

A child accompanying the adult can purchase a JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) for 10,000 yen per child.
Children are not required to post information on social media sites and will not receive any benefits.


  1. 1JR EAST Pass (Tohoku area) worth 20,000 yen
  2. 2Welcome Suica worth 1,000 yen
  3. 35% off coupon for JAPAN RAIL CAFE TOKYO
  4. 4Original Design Mask
  5. 5GALERIE Shiki-Shima Admission Ticket*
    *4 x 2 pairs of tickets will be awarded by lottery draw

Application Period

February 19, 2021 to March 30, 2021.

Limited to the first 100 people.

Participation Requirements

You must satisfy and agree to all of the following conditions:

  1. 1You must be in possession of a valid non-Japanese passport at the time of purchase and on the date of travel.
    *Please bring it with you on the day of travel.
  2. 2Board the "Tohoku DC Fukkou-go" train (Group Carriage) scheduled to depart from Tokyo Station at 7:28.
    *Please arrive at Tokyo Station at 6:30 for registration.
  3. 3Participate in the ceremonies held at each station on the day.
  4. 4Stay at least one night in one of the six prefectures in the Tohoku region.
    *Accommodation is to be arranged by the participant.
    *Accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the participant
  5. 5Share the attractions of Tohoku and memories of your trip on social media sites*.
    *You may use Facebook, Instagram, or any other social media you wish.
  6. 6Fill in the questionnaire after the tour.

Travel Date

April 3, 2021 (Saturday)


In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), participation depends on your being healthly on the day.
Please note that some train services or events may be canceled.
There may be filming on the day of the event. Video, still images, and photographs taken may be published, broadcast, or distributed on the JR East website and other various media, as well as websites, newspapers, magazines, and other various media authorized by JR East. Please be aware of this in advance.

Countermeasures Against Coronavirus

The JR East Group is implementing the following measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).
We kindly ask for your cooperation.


Organizer:East Japan Railway Company (JR East)
 Administration:JR EAST VIEW Travel Service Co.,ltd., WAmazing Inc.