Shibata-machi is located about 25 km to the south of "Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture", the only ordinance-designated city of Tohoku.
The climate is temperate, and even in the coldest period, the average monthly temperature does not go below freezing.
The average temperature during the hot summer days is about 21 degrees Celsius.
Even though it is in the Tohoku region, it hardly ever snows and is an easy place to live through the 4 seasons.
In addition the cherry trees at Funaokajyo Park were selected to be part of the "100 selected sites for seeing cherry blossom" and the 1000 cherry trees along the 8 km Shiraishigawa banks are nationally well known and about 200,000 visitors come from all over the country.