Hachikokuyama Forest is one of Sayama Hills located in western Tokyo. It is a small mountain with beautiful forest. It remains the condition and view of old time of Musashino area. The trail is about 2km long. It offers nice hiking with both early summer for green leaves or late autumn for Koyo. The forest is very huge, therefore, wild birds and various kinds of insects live in this place.
The famous movie "My neighbor, Totoro" takes this forest as one of location in the movie. There is hospital and Jizo statues, tunnel of trees, and many other scenes that appears in the movie are in this forest.
Dedicated for Nitta Yoshisada.