I've been doing a lot of searching and calculating and got really confused!
My trip is going to be as follows:
Tokyo to Fukuoka (I understand that I cannot use the nozomi line)
Fukuoka to Kobe (is there a direct shinkansen line, and will the jr pass cover it?)
Kobe to Osaka (is this covered by jr pass?)
Osaka to Tokyo (I believe this one is straightforward and jr pass covers it)
Could you please advise me and let me know if the JR pass will cover these trips?