In 2020, Flat Hachinohe opened just outside Hachinohe Station.
It is both a skating rink and a multi-purpose arena that can be used for public skating, arena competitions, and concerts.
The Tohoku Free Blaze held a pre-season match there on September 26, and here is my report.
First of all, the location is very easy to get to, as you can see it from the Hachinohe station when you get off the train. It takes less than 5 minutes to walk from the station.
When you enter, the interior looks like this.
The venue has a permanent vision and has the atmosphere of a sports viewing venue.
The seats are made with different levels for easy viewing.
The back of the last row is an aisle, and when you enter through the entrance, you will come out at this last aisle.
If you have a ticket for a seat in the row in front of you, you can imagine going down the stairs.