An unseasonable cold snap brings the nation's first snow of the season to the northernmost main island Hokkaido.
A museum in western Japan launches a cosplay event where people can pose like characters in their favorite paintings.read more
One thousand lantern-topped women in kimono mesmerize spectators with elegant dancing in Kumamoto Prefecture.read more
A Shinto priest in western Tokyo offers waterfall training, a form of traditional ascetic training for monks and priests...read more
The eruption alert for Kuchinoerabu Island in southwest Japan could stay at 4 out of 5 for 2 weeks.read more
Major restaurant operator Skylark will ban plastic straws by 2020 at 3200 outlets in Japan and Taiwan.read more
Families in Nagasaki Prefecture send off the spirits of their beloved ones.read more
A traditional fire festival in Fukushima resumes for the first time since the 2011 disaster.read more