You can rent portable Wi-Fi routers, called Ninja WiFi, for free to use in Kochi Prefecture. With Ninja Wi-Fi, you can have super fast internet access while staying in Kochi Prefecture.
To get your free Ninja WiFi to use while staying in Kochi, head to any one of the following 8 tourist information centers.
A useful tool to get up-to-date information during emergency situations
1. JNTO Global Website (English Language)
Important links relating to information on what to do during a disaster are listed on the Important Notice page of the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Global website.(https://www.japan.travel/en/)
2. NHK World JAPAN (English Language)
A 24hr English language channel on the latest news in Japan and Asia.Very useful for accessing the latest information in English during large scale natural disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes etc. (https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/)
3. A useful website for when you're not feeling well (Japan National Tourism Organization)
Here you can find information on the approx. 1,260 medical facility that can perform medical check-ups in multiple languages. You can also find a translation sheet the you can use to point at when trying to explain your symptoms at a Japanese medical facility.(https://www.jnto.go.jp/emergency/eng/mi_guide.html)
1. Safety Tips is an app that provides important information during a disaster. (Available in Japanese, English, Chinese & Korean)
Safety Tips is an app that provides information to foreign tourists relating to disasters.You can download the app from URL below.
KOCHI-JIN is the people living in this characteristic Prefecture, KOCHI, who are generally cheerful, energetic and known for their generosity. They have a deep love of their prefecture. Ask almost anyone what they like about Kochi and their reply could go on forever. This brochure introduces you to the world of Kochi, its history, culture, nature and food. We hope you find it useful as you travel around and find out for yourself what makes Kochi so special.