• August 18th, 2014
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[Toriton Miwa Branch in Kitami] Popular Conveyor Belt Sushi in Hokkaido

Triton

Kaitenzushi Triton (回転寿しトリトン) is a popular conveyor belt sushi chain store based in Kitami city, and is one of the 3 major conveyor belt sushi chain restraunts together with Nemuro Hanamaru (根室花まる) and Nagoyakatei (なごやか亭) in Hokkaido. Kitaichi-shokuhin Corp. (北一食品株式会社) has run a conveyor belt sushi as a new business since 1989. A lot of branches open a business in Sapporo district, Kitami district, Asahikawa district and Tokyo District at present. Generally, it is a feature that visitors line up at most of the branches at lunchtime. Though sushi items are fresh, a price is reasonable, so I suppose that they are be popular. Various customers such as families, couples, singles and friends come. Buildings are crowded with them even on weekdays.

Appearance of Building
Conveyor Belt Sushi -Toriton in Kitami-

My visited branch is Miwa Branch (三輪店), the very first store, along National Route 39, and is near Miwa Park. The building is large, and counter seats and table seats are provided, so I guess that even family customers enjoy meals. But the building is crowded with customers at lunchtime and dinnertime. By the way, an express bus "Dreamint Okhotsk-go (ドリーミントオホーツク号)" runs between the Sapporo and the Kitami, and Limited Express Sekihoku-go (特急石北号), an express bus, runs between the Kitami and Asahikawa, and Senpoku-go (釧北号), an express bus, runs between the Kitami and Kushiro. Besides, Rent-a-car can be rented around Kitami Station.

List of Highway Bus

Highway buses run between the Kitami and the Sapporo, the Asahikawa and the Kushiro. Refer to following the means of the transportation in the Kitami. As for car rental comparison websites, you can compare vehicle rental prices on Tabi-Plaza Rental Car Reservation (旅ぷらざレンタカー予約), Jalan Rental Car (じゃらんレンタカー) and Rakutem Travel Rental Car (楽天トラベルレンタカー).

Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Kitami
Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Kitami to Sapporo
Hokkaido Kitami Bus(北海道北見バス) From Asahikawa to Kitami
Hokkaido Kitami Bus(北海道北見バス) From Kitami to Asahikawa
Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Kushiro to Kitami
Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Kitami to Kushiro
Nippon Rent-a-car(ニッポンレンタカー) Their office is near the Kitami Station.
Times Car Rental(タイムズカーレンタル) Their office is near the Kitami Station.
Toyota Rental Lease(トヨタレンタリース) Their office is near the Kitami Station.
Jalan
Nissan Rent-a-car(日産レンタカー) Their office is in Koueinishi-machi.
Orix Rent-a-car(オリックスレンタカー) Their office is in Tondennishi-machi.
Station Rent-a-car(駅レンタカー) Their office is near the Kitami Station.
Nico Nico Rent-a-car(ニコニコレンタカー) Their office is near the Kitami Station.
Carsta Rent-a-car(カースタレンタカー) Their office is near the Kitami Station.

KITAMI

Kitami (北見) that about 120,000 people live is the 9th largest commercial city in Hokkaido, and is one of regional hub cities of the Northeastern Hokkaido area. The Kitami became incorporated with Rubeshibe town (留辺蘂), Tanno town (端野) and Tokoro town (常呂) in 2006, and has became the largest city by area in the Hokkaido. In Japan, it is the 4th latgest city by the area. The Kitami is also an agriculture city, and Onion and White Runner Bean are famous as a local product. As for a climate, it is hot that temperature rises to nearly 30 degrees in a summer, and it is cold that temperature falls to nearly -25 degrees in a winter, and it snow hard, too. Read More

Lake Saroma
Lake Saroma

Sushi of Hokkaido

Sushi is a rice dish using various types of ingredients such as raw seafood, and Hand-rolled Sushi (握り寿司) is most famous, and others are Rolled Sushi (巻きずし), Sushi Pocket (いなり寿司 * Inarizushi), Scattered Sushi (バラ寿司・ちらし寿司), Pressed Sushi (押し寿司), Izushi Fermented Sushi (飯寿し) and so on. In Japan, Fermented Sushi (なれずし) has been eaten since Nara Period, and old Japanese made sushi as a fermented food. In Edo Period, the Hand-rolled Sushi was born, and was popular with Edo people in Edo Castle Town. It was not a dish but a snack in those days. Since Meiji peropd, sushi using sashimi has become widespread in the Japan, and a bite-sized vinegared rice has become common. So the sushi refers to the Hand-rolled Sushi in a large number of cases. Read More

Hand-rolled Sushi
Sushi

Conveyor Belt Sushi

The birthplace of the Triton is the Miwa Branch in the Kitami. Although I could eat Toriton's sushi in the Sapporo, I would eat their sushi at the birthplace, so I visted here around 16:00 on a weekday. The store was crowded. I sat at a counter seat, and thougt what to eat while seeing a menu or conveyor belt sushi. First I ordered a bowl of Sweet Shrimp Miso Soup (甘エビの味噌汁).

Sweet Shrimp Miso Soup. Tasty Soup Stock
Conveyor Belt Sushi -Toriton in Kitami-

About 3 minutes later, the Sweet Shrimp Miso Soup was served. The soup broth of the sweet shrimp had a good flavor, and was very tasty. Then I successively ate a plate of scallop, a plate of squid, a plate of whelk, a plate of saury, a plate of salmon and so on. Sushi ingredients were fresh, and also were tasty. Thanks for the tasty mael!

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Movie of Conveyor Belt Sushi

Parking lot Parking is provided (70 Cars)
Business hours 11:00-22:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Telephone number +81-157-23-5555
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 561 763 403*71

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Kitami. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

KITAMI

Kitami Daiichi Hotel(北見第一ホテル)
Rakuten
Hotel Bell Classic Kitami(ホテルベルクラシック北見)
Booking
Dormy Inn Kitami(ドーミーイン北見)
Super Hotel Kitami(スーパーホテル 北見)
Booking
Hotel Route Inn Grand Kitami Ekimae(ホテルルートインGrand北見駅前)
Hotel Paco Junior Kitami(ホテルパコジュニア北見)
Booking
Toyoko Inn Hokkaido Kitami Ekimae(東横イン 北見駅前)
Kitami Pierson Hotel(北見ピアソンホテル)
Hotel Taichi(宿泊施設 大地)
Booking
Comfort Hotel Kitami(コンフォートホテル北見)
Business Hotel Kindhope AI(ビジネスホテル カインドホープAI愛)
Booking
Hotel Crown Hills Kitami(ホテルクラウンヒルズ北見)
Hotel Route-Inn Kitami Odorinishi(ホテルルートイン北見大通西)
Kitaguchi Hotel(きたぐち ホテル)
Booking
Kitami Towa Hotel(北見東和ホテル)
Booking
Kitami Central Hotel(北見セントラルホテル)
Booking
Ryokan Kawai(旅館 河合)
Booking
Kitami Plaza Hotel(北見プラザホテル)
Booking
Northern Arc Resort(ノーザンアークリゾート)
Hotel Crown Hills Kitami Annex(ホテルクラウンヒルズ北見別館)
Booking
Jalan
Business Hotel Shinpaku(ビジネスホテル しんぱく)
HP
Booking
Jalan
Park Hills(パークヒルズ)
HP
Jalan
Hotel Nishinoya(ホテル にしの家)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Hotel Balcon(ホテル バルコン)
Booking
Jalan
Hotel Kurobe(ホテル黒部)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Ryokan Shinanoya(旅館信濃屋)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Moiwa Sports World(モイワスポーツワールド)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Lake Tomisato Campsite(富里湖キャンプ場)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Mori-to-Ki-no-Sato Campsite(森と木の里キャンプ場)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

Tokoro

Lake Saroma Tsuruga Resort(サロマ湖鶴雅リゾート)
Sencho-no-Ie(船長の家)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Matsunoya Sato Ryokan(松乃屋/佐藤旅館)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

Onneyu Onsen

Hotel Oehonke(ホテル大江本家)
Hotel Tsutsuji-so(ホテル つつじ荘)
Booking
Onneyu Hotel Shiki Heian-no-Yakata(四季平安の館)
Tsutsuji Park Campsite(つつじ公園キャンプ場)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Happoudai Forest Park Parumu(八方台森林公園 ぱるむ)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

Shiobetsu Onsen

Shiobetsu Tsurutsuru Onsen Ryokan(旅館塩別つるつる温泉)

Taki-no-Yu Onsen

Shiobetsu Tsurutsuru Onsen Ryokan(旅館塩別つるつる温泉)

Kitami Ponyu Onsen

Sanko-so(三光荘)
Booking
Booking.com

A page of Kitami is here

Kitami

By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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  1. good! hokkaido! says:

    こうじさん、こんにちは!
    私は特に感じませんでした。
    好みもあるかもしれませんね。

  2. こうじ says:

    稚内の花いちもんめのシャリ甘過ぎませんか?

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