30 reasons to go to Japan before you die. #1 Hoshitouge Rice Terrace/Niigata. The ''water mirror',' which you can see before spring, is a wonderful sight. The Matsudai area is well-known as one of the venues of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, which is held once every 3 years.
雪国物語、野島涼太. Story of Snowy Country, by Ryota Nojima. location is unknown. But It is not Osaka absolutely. (*It is not correct description of this photo which is now obviously escalating around Pinterest -*冬 Osaka Japan winter*)