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A wrapped bus from NHK’s TV drama series “Tiger ni Tsubasa” is now available! Service starts from June 1st in Niigata City, a place connected to the main character model “Yoshiko Mibuchi”

A wrapped bus from NHK’s TV drama series “Tiger ni Tsubasa” is now available! Service starts from June 1st in Niigata City, a place connected to the main character model “Yoshiko Mibuchi”

*View in browser* *Niigata Prefecture Tourism Association, Public Interest Incorporated Association*
Press release: June 4, 2024
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A wrapped bus from NHK’s TV drama series “Tiger ni Tsubasa” is now available! Service starts from June 1st in Niigata City, a place connected to the main character model “Yoshiko Mibuchi”
*Wrapping bus running period: Saturday, June 1, 2024 to Monday, September 30, 2024*
Niigata Kotsu, in cooperation with NHK and the Niigata Prefecture Tourism Association, has begun operating wrapped buses using visuals from the TV drama series “Tiger ni Tsubasa.”
On the vehicle, there is a message saying “Niigata Prefecture, a city full of gourmet food and history,” along with a photo of the main character, Sari Ito, with a dignified expression, and a picture of the main character, Torako, who becomes a judge with various life and events in her heart. Illustrations expressing various things are scattered throughout the book, promoting the TV drama series and Niigata Prefecture.

The wrapped bus operates in Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, which is the hometown of Yoshiko Mibuchi, the model for the drama’s main character, Torako, and one of Japan’s first female lawyers.
– *About “Wings for a Tiger” wrapping bus*
Driving period: June 1, 2024 (Sat) – September 30, 2024 (Mon) Operating company: Niigata Kotsu https://www.niigata-kotsu.co.jp/ Number of units: 1 unit
– *Wrapping bus route: Southern Office route (Niigata Kotsu)* *During the period, the following routes will operate without fixed schedules. note that.
C1 Prefectural Office Line City Hall – Prefectural Office – Niigata Station C8 Shindai Hospital Line Niigata Station – Yachiyobashi/Kawabata Town – Niigata University Hospital
S1 Citizen Hospital Line Niigata University Hospital/City Hall-mae – Cancer Center-Niigata Municipal Hospital
S2 Toyano Line Niigata Station ~ Toyano ~ Sonogi New Town/Kagi/Sakaya Garage S4 Kamijo Line Niigata Station – Minami High School – Unison Plaza – Heiseidori – Meike Atago
S5 Meike Line City Hall-Konan High School-Meike Atago
Niigata Station – Konan High School – Meike Atago
S6 Nagata Line City Hall-West Bridge-Niigata Station-Southern Office

Niigata Station – Unoko – In front of Oeyama contact office S7 Sports Park Line Niigata Station – Minami-Nagata – Niigata Municipal Hospital/Sonogi New Town/Oononakamachi
S8 Keio Danchi Line Bandai City/Niigata Station ~ Keio Danchi ~ Southern Office E8 Ishiyama Line Bandai City/Niigata Station ~ Tomei ~ Kita High School/Oeyama E9 Yamafutsu Line Bandai City/Niigata Station ~ Yamafutsu ~ Kita High School ・Details for each route are posted on the Niigata Kotsu website https://www.niigata-kotsu.co.jp/~noriai/route-bus/

– *About NHK’s TV drama series “Tiger ni Tsubasa”*
The serial TV novel “Tiger ni Tsubasa” will be broadcast from April 1, 2024 (Monday). Starring Sari Ito. An original story based on the true story of a woman who entered the legal profession for the first time in Japanese history. It depicts the passionate faces of legal professionals who have braved difficult times and carved out a new path.

・Series TV novel “Tiger ni Tsubasa” website
https://www.nhk.jp/p/toranitsubasa/ts/LG372WKPVV/

– *Japan’s first female lawyer, Yoshiko Mibuchi and Niigata* The main character of the TV drama series “Tiger ni Tsubasa” is based on Yoshiko Mibuchi, who became one of Japan’s first female lawyers in 1940. At a time when there was a strong ethos of male superiority and female supremacy, such as women being denied the right to vote, she opened up an era as a pioneer in the legal profession. Ms. Mibuchi, who also became a judge, also served as the president of the Niigata Family Court from 1972 to 1973, becoming Japan’s first female court president in Niigata.

– * inquiry*
Niigata Prefecture Tourism Association (Tsuchida)
11th floor, Prefectural Office, 4-1 Shinkocho, Chuo-ku, Niigata 950-8570 TEL: 025-283-1188 FAX: 025-283-4345
E-mail: tsuchida@niigata-kankou.or.jp
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