But now, the Japanese tourists are venturing everywhere and Japan is also a favorite venue for film tourism. Film festivals are also held quite frequently in the country. With film tourism expanding dramatically, the same has lot of potential in Japan. Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Hokkaido, and other cities are top film tourism spots. Japan has one of the oldest and most active film industries in the world, and many of its films are also considered to be classics of cinema.
Taking a pleasure trip abroad used to be an once-in-a-lifetime and rare event for the average Japanese. The No. 1 dream destination was Hawaii, since it was seen as alluring and exotic, yet safe and familiar.