Yeah, it's well-written, so it's fun to read too. That said, to each their own. I know players that use mods that show them on their minimap exactly where to go, just about completely negating the need to read any quest text at all.
Such a cool story. I stumbled across what seemed like an abandoned school up in the mountains here as well. had 3 playgrounds around it, including what looked like some kind of race track or obstacle course. Very very cool.
Anyway, This caught my eye because when I go to Japan, I want to go to the small villages away from the main cities to experience the true culture of Japan, Not the televised stuff that's all over the media.
This dude even turned one of the class rooms on the ground floor into a cafe which apparently gets a lot of customers during the summer months. Made me think, what is the area like during winter?