South2 West8 is a brand that falls under the Nepenthes umbrella. It was founded in 2003 and is based in the northern Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido. The brand's name is derived from the address of its Sapporo flagship store, which is set against the backdrop of the vast nature of Hokkaido and the theme of "fishing". South2 West8 is known for offering both functional and fashionable clothing and gear that is rooted in authentic ideas and technical capabilities. While the brand focuses on traditional Japanese fly-fishing method called "Tenkara", it offers a wide range of wears and gears, including original waders and rods. With its unique creations and distinctive approach, South2 West8 has gained worldwide approval and support, unbound by the constraints of common customs.