Today I got a great Gotochi postcard from Japan! Gotochi postcards are issued by the Japanese Postal System and each card is supposed to represent a certain region through a symbol or icon. Several cards are released for each region and they are highly sought after by postcard collectors. Gotochi cards are interesting because they are all uniquely shaped and nicely designed. This particular card represents Niigata, a city in Niigata Prefecture and shows buckwheat. Thanks Sayo!