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Honshū Island means "main island" in Japanese and is the largest island in the center of Japan. Also spelled Honshu. To the north and west is is the Sea of Japan. To the north is Tsugaru Strait and Hokkaido. To the south is the Seto Inland Sea and Shikoku Island and Kyūshū Island.
Kantō Region (Kanto Region)
Tokyo Metropolis (Tokyo Prefecture) includes Tokyo, Izu Islands and Ogasawara Subprefecture.
Izu Islands chain of islands spanning from Izu Peninsula southward.
Ogasawara Subprefecture includes include the Bonin Islands (Ogasawara Islands).
Chiba Prefecture located to the east of Tokyo, includes Chiba City, Narita and Tateyama borders Tokyo Bay.
Kanagawa Prefecture borders Tokyo Bay and includes Yokohama, Ofuna, Yokosuka and Uraga.
Ibaraki Prefecture located on the southern central coast of Honshu.
Tochigi Prefecture located in the center of Honshū.
Kawasaki located between Tokyo and Yokohama.
Yokohama borders Tokyo Bay, second largest city in Japan.
Chūbu Region (Chubu Region)
Niigata Prefecture located on the northern coast of Honshu bordering the Sea of Japan to the north.
Gifu Prefecture located in central Honshū.
Aichi Prefecture located on the southern coast of central Honshū includes Nagoya.
Shizuoka Province located on the southern coast of Japan between Tokyo and Osaka.
Toyama Prefecture located in the center of northern Honshū.
Ishikawa Prefecture located in the Hokuriku region of northern Honshū formally known as Kaga Province.
Fukui Prefecture located in the center of southern Honshū.
Yamanashi Prefecture located in the center of southern Honshū.
Nagano Prefecture located in the center of Honshū.
Tōhoku Region (Tohoku Region)
Aomori Prefecture located at the northern tip of Honshū.
Kyōto Prefecture includes Kyoto.
Osaka Prefecture includes Osaka.
Hyōgo Prefecture includes Kobe and Awaji Island.
Mie Prefecture located in the in the south central coast of Honshū.
Hiroshima Prefecture located on the south coast of southern Honshū.
Yamaguchi Prefecture located on the south coast of southern Honshū.
Honshū Bodies of Water
Tokyo Bay borders Tokyo on the southern coast of Honshu.
Sagami Bay (Sagami Wan) borders southern coast of Honshu.
Sagami Sea (Sagami Nada) borders Sagami Bay and the southern coast of Honshu.
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