We travel to Fuji to see how they make Japanese toilet paper

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee


From recycled paper to plush multi-ply, and guess what? There’s a smartphone game for you to try too!

Fuji City, located at the foot of Mt Fuji in Shizuoka Prefecture, is blessed with abundant water resources from the mountain, leading the area to become one of the largest “recycled paper producing areas” in the country, earning it the nickname “paper town“.

Our reporter Masanuki Sunakoma had been curious about Fuji’s paper-producing factories for years, and this week he was finally given the chance to infiltrate the premises of Corelex Shinei, a factory that’s said to be one of the

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