Japan is experiencing a tech boom in smaller cities. Wakayama Prefecture is attracting companies such as Salesforce. I’m familiar with larger cities such as Tokyo and Osaka.
Metros are favored in most countries. Local outposts have been a part of the tech trend in the US and India for a long time. The learning curve for technology is not as steep as it once was. The costs of doing business are much lower. Who wouldn’t want to live on Shirahama Beach?
It’s good to see Japan moving in this direction and helping its rural population.