Yuru-Chara of which was born Hidaka-cho Hidaka townsman "walnut-chan"。

From the fact that once there was a primeval forest of walnut, which had spread to the Hidaka region whole area、Toka it was named walnut Ezorisu properly to the walnuts and favorite food。
After the merger of the old Monbetsu the town also has been active as a loose character of Hidaka-cho。