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Niigata Prefecture (新潟県 Niigata-ken?) is located on the north coast of Honshu. Although it is technically part of the Chubu region, Niigata is often integrated with the Tohoku region or Hokuriku regions, such as in public transportation routes in the north. It is in AJET Bloc 2 and is currently home to 102 JETs.

Cities, towns and villages[]

The following is a list of places in Niigata Prefecture where JETs are placed. Niigata AJET separates the towns into 8 different blocks.

Kaetsu Block[]

Aga-Gosen Block[]

Niigata City Block[]

Chuetsu Block[]

Tsubame-Sanjo Block[]

Yukiguni Block[]

Joetsu, Itoigawa, Myoko (JIM) Block[]

Sado Block[]

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Train Routes


ETC Toll Roads


Community Service[]

The charity work in Niigata used to be processed through the Niigata International Charity Organization (NICO), but it has been disbanded. As of 2012, charity and community service has operated through Niigata AJET.

AJET Charity Musical[]

The largest charity program in AJET. The musical typically features an original show with ALTs and CIRs as cast and crew members. In 2017, they had 7 shows: Niigata City, Kariwa, Joetsu, Arakawa, Gosen, Tokamachi and Sado.

English Camps[]

Skills Auction[]

The first Skills Auction was held in the fall of 2013 in Niigata City. It was featured as a Bloc 2-wide event.

Known for[]

Niigata Rice

Anime and Manga

Snow, Skiing, and Snowboarding

Toki bird

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