According to Japanese news site Rocketnews42, it's a special black soil from Kanuma, Tochigi
Prefecture, and it has been tested for safety, News.com.au reported.
The move is being made to reduce risk by diversifying plant output following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, which forced Sony Chemical & Information Device Corp.'s plant in Kanuma, Tochigi
Prefecture, to temporarily suspend output of conductive films and led to a supply shortage, they said.
UTSUNOMIYA, Japan - The arrested driver who was involved in a roadside accident that killed six elementary school students has told police that he was dozing off when his truck rammed into them in Kanuma, Tochigi
Prefecture, police sources said Tuesday.
The six victims came from two families on their way back to Kanuma, Tochigi
Prefecture, from Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, the police said.
closed its plant for industrial adhesive tape in Kanuma, Tochigi
Prefecture, in the morning, while Toshiba Corp.
''We need more bottles,'' said Eiichi Furusawa, president of Japantech Co., which recycles polyethylene terephthalate bottles, used for soft drinks, as he points to a half-empty lot at the company's main factory in Kanuma, Tochigi
Prefecture, north of Tokyo.
They said Miwako Tsubaki made the remarks after she was found walking down a mountain alone in Kanuma, Tochigi
by a group of hikers around 1 p.m.