“Shima-no Blues” monument


Here stands a monument to the great composer Masanobu Tokuchi, who brought songs such as 'Shanghai-gaeri no Lilu' and 'Otomi-san' to life. It is accompanied by a stone monument inscribed with the lyrics to the song 'Shima-no Blues' (composed by Tokuchi, sung by Akemi Misawa), which holds a special place in the hearts of Amami Oshima islanders. If you press the red button on the monument, the melody of 'Shima-no Blues' plays!

Spot Information

【Adress】Tatsugo-cho Tatsugo, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima Prefecture 894-0321

【Phone Number】+81 (0)997-69-4523 (Commerce, Industry, and Fishery Division, Tatsugo-cho Hall)

【Transportation】Approx. 27 minute drive from Amami Airport.