Tokamachi City Tourist Association have published a really interesting and informative guidebook for their part of Snow Country. Head over to the Tokamachi Tourism website and you can download a copy in English, Chinese, Korean, or Thai. The website itself is also worth checking out, as it is full of useful information.
The guidebook is 16 pages with sections on Tokamachi, how it changes throughout the seasons, the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, Experiences in Tokamachi, Local Cuisine, Festivals and Events, and Onsen & Accommodation. It is full of great photos too, which will surely inspire you to visit this beautiful part of Japan.