Kusu-machi is known as being the town of fairy tales. There are multiple Momotaro and Doraemon statues that can be found throughout various parts of the town. The town is 90% mountainous terrain and has a population of about 17,000 as of 2010. Kusu is located almost right in the middle between Fukuoka City and Oita City. There are many wonderful family run restaurants in town for great food as well as a chance to make friends with Kusu locals.