Hikotaro Chiba Farmer

Hikotaro Chiba grows mochi rice in Otoshibe, Yakumo. He is known for his warm manner and his entertaining mochi making punctuated with hearty shouts. Although he only speaks Japanese, his natural friendliness allows him to connect with people from all over the world as he spreads the word about local specialties such as Kaze-no-Ko mochi rice and blanched leeks.