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Santa Claus Coming to Pottery Town in Japan’s Saga Prefecture
ARITA, Saga — Santa Claus is coming to town, again! In Arita, Saga Prefecture, one of the nation’s ...
December 2, 2023
Autumn in Full Swing in Kyoto
The trees in Kyoto are now turning deeper shades of red and yellow day by day, though they were slow...
November 30, 2023
High-End Temple Tour Gets Test Run in Wakayama Pref.; Guests Experience Hand-Copying Sutra Texts
KOYA, Wakayama — Ryusenin temple in the town of Koya, Wakayama Prefecture, was the site of a test ru...
November 29, 2023
Ultra Series Superhero Ultraseven Featured in Urban Revitalization Project in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward
The Yomiuri ShimbunA statue of Ultraseven unveiled at Kinuta 8-chome Children’s Park in the Soshigay...
November 27, 2023
Season for Peak Viewing ‘Autumn Leaves on the Floor’ Arriving at Gunma Pref. Temple
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November 25, 2023
Unique Specialty Deer Goods Available in Nara Bookstore for 3 Weeks
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November 25, 2023
Kagoshima: Rare ‘Baby Dragon’ Farm Attracts Visitors Ahead of Year of Dragon
MINAMI-KYUSHU, Kagoshima — A seahorse aquaculture farm in Minami-Kyushu, Kagoshima Prefecture, is at...
November 25, 2023
Japan’s Adorable Giant Panda Fuhin Celebrates 3rd Birthday with Ice Blocks, Bamboo
Fuhin adorably hugs blocks of ice carved into the shape of Japanese maple leaves given to her by the...
November 24, 2023
Bamboo Blossoms Thought to Bloom Once Every 120 Years Flowering in Kanagawa Pref.
YOKOHAMA — A type of bamboo flowers, which are said to bloom only once every few decades to 120 year...
November 21, 2023
Bamboo Winter Lights: Utsunomiya’s Magical Nightscape Comes to Life in a Limited-Time Event
UTSUNOMIYA — The Bamboo Winter Lights forest illumination event began at Wakayama Farm in Utsunomiya...
November 20, 2023
Winter Version of Hatsune Miku Featured on Sapporo Tram; Design Features Culinary Treats From Northernmost Prefecture
SAPPORO — “Snow Miku,” the winter version of the virtual idol Hatsune Miku from Sapporo, is being fe...
November 19, 2023
Illuminations Brighten Up Events, Buildings and Roadside Trees in Central Tokyo
Marunouchi Illumination 2023, a nightly event to light up roadside trees in the Marunouchi district ...
November 17, 2023
New Year’s Delicacy “Herring Sushi” Carefully Prepared in Reinan Region, Fukui Prefecture
Herring sushi, a traditional New Year’s dish in the Reinan region, Fukui Prefecture, is being made a...
November 16, 2023
Swans Arrive at Water-filled Rice Paddies in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture
Swans come into land Tuesday at water-filled rice paddies in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture. Following a vi...
November 14, 2023
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