Kyoto's long-standing Gion festival climaxes in the western Japan region.

Tokyo DisneySea to unveil new attraction

Tokyo DisneySea will open "Soaring: Fantastic Flight、" their newest attraction, to the public on July 23.

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Food service robots for grocery, convenience stores

New robots to help alleviate staff shortages at grocery and convenience stores are small and unintimidating to accommoda...

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Baby oval squid

Nippon TV cameras go diving and capture footage of baby oval squid in the Pacific Ocean.

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Japan's Princess Mako visits Bolivia

Japan's Princess Mako visits Bolivia and meets President Evo Morales.

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Underwater drone is making waves

A city in western Japan adopts a new underwater drone to help respond to disasters.

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Mt.  Fuji at first light

People watch the first sunrise on Mt. Fuji after the southern side of Japan's tallest mountain opens to climbers.

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Reenacting 30,000-year-old voyage

Five people reenact canoe ride their ancestors likely took from Taiwan to Japan 30,000 years ago.

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2020 Olympic torches on display in Tokyo

: The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic torches can be picked up and held while on display in Tokyo.

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Shamisen, Tsugaru style

A professional shamisen artist in Aomori Prefecture gives concerts and teaches people to play the Tsugaru-jamisen.

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