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Omi-Hachiman City , Shiga Related category:
Hand-made shoes Hachiman gutsu    

Digest: 3 minutes
Entire story: 54 minutes
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This film introduces the manufacturing process for hand-made shoes, Hachiman gutsu, in order to record the process and inform the public, with the aim of passing on the leather industry which has supported the area.
It consists of three parts: the Prologue - an outline of the Hachiman gutsu; the manufacturing process - 1) the kokawa process (the upper part), 2) the sokozuke process (the sole part), 3) the shiage process (the finish); and reference materials.

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