Kōjō-moe is an affectionate way of referring to the appreciation of industrial scenery. Unlike the motives found in the far more common industrial study tours, the sightseeing aspect of kōjō-moe is at the forefront. It’s premised on the awe-inspiring sight created when night lighting illuminates the complex blend of industrial elements presented by machinery and structures like cranes, storage tanks, and smokestacks. This innovative viewpoint allows for beauty to be discovered in industrial sites, and you might expect that most fans would be male, there are actually a huge number of female fans.