Odawara is an interesting old castle town. It is a very old city.
Odawara, is the site of Haruki Murakami`s novel!
ODAWARA, Kanagawa Prefecture–This coastal city southwest of Tokyo expects to ride a new wave of prosperity due to novelist Haruki Murakami’s latest work, which is set here.
Sanseido bookstore at the west exit of JR Odawara Station is promoting Murakami’s “Killing Commendatore” as “a local novel based in Odawara.” More than 100 copies are displayed in the store front. Read More