The video introduces Shigeharu Nakano, who was born in present Maruoka Town in 1902 and published many masterpieces such as novels, cirtical essays and poetries.
As a child, it is said that he looked Maruoka Castle almost every day and was attracted to its simple beauty.
Afterwards, he won many leteray awards for such a novel "Pear Blossoms", which was based on living in Maruoka in his boyhood.
Every year in August, for remembrance of Shigeharu, an anniversary is held and his fans from all over the country gather.
From the TV program [PR for Fukui] broadcasted on Nov. 23rd, 2014.
It is reprinted with permission from Fukui Prefecture. (Subtitled by GEN)