The new stamps were issued by Japanese postto commemorate the 60th anniversary of the local government law. They are issued in association with the commemorative coins which will be sequentially released from each of the 47 prefectures. This series of Furusato stamps features Okayama and its spectacular sights.
The stamps feature Momotaro statue and Okayama Garden, Kurashiki aesthetic area, Shizutani School, Hiruzen plateau and Heshanpark.
The sheet background depicts Okayama Korakuen, one of the most beautiful landscape gardens in Japan, a cultural heritage site for the world to treasure.