Twenty-Four Eyes Movie Village
Misaki Branch School
Worth visiting in Tanoura is this perfectly preserved 1902 school, setting for the Twenty-Four Eyes story and the 1954 film. It's a...
Sun Olive Onsen
Enjoy fabulous views of the Japanese Aegean from a variety of herbal baths. Located within Shōdo-shima Olive Park.
Shōdo-shima Olive Park
This park is where the island's olive-growing activities are celebrated with several whitewashed buildings, some fake Grecian ruins, a...
Dutch Café Cupid & Cotton
Inside a knick-knack-filled windmill on a hillside, Dutch Café serves savoury and sweet 'real Dutch' pancakes. Turn right at the top of...
Twenty-Four Eyes Movie Village information
Just north of Sakate is the turn-off to the picturesque fishing village of Tanoura (田ノ浦), site of the village school that featured in the film Twenty-Four Eyes . The film was based on a novel by local writer Tsuboi Sakae and was a huge hit in postwar Japan. At this movie village you can see the set used in the 1980s remake of the original 1954 B&W film.