Women take part for first time in traditional naked festival in central Japan

Women take part for first time in traditional naked festival in central Japan

Women take part for the first time in a traditional naked festival in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, with a history of...

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Students cheer up fellow quake survivors with calligraphy banner

Students cheer up fellow quake survivors with calligraphy banner

High school students cheer up fellow survivors of the Noto Peninsula earthquake that hit central Japan on January 1 with...

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Japanese Emperor Naruhito celebrates his 64th birthday

Japanese Emperor Naruhito celebrates his 64th birthday

Japanese Emperor Naruhito celebrates his 64th birthday and holds a visit with the general public without a lottery for t...

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Baldness appreciation group holds spring gathering and competition

Baldness appreciation group holds spring gathering and competition

The annual spring gathering of a baldness appreciation group takes place in northern Japan.

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New projection mapping show starts in Tokyo

New projection mapping show starts in Tokyo

A new world-record-holding nighttime projection mapping show will begin at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building, w...

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Mountain burning at Akiyoshidai plateau in western Japan

Mountain burning at Akiyoshidai plateau in western Japan

A mountain burning event takes place at Akiyoshidai plateau in Yamaguchi Prefecture, western Japan, to promote sprouting...

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Festival with 1,000-year history ends in northeastern Japan

Festival with 1,000-year history ends in northeastern Japan

The Somin-sai festival with over 1,000 years of history comes to an end in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, due to ...

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Osaka Castle admission fee to be doubled from spring of 2025

Osaka Castle admission fee to be doubled from spring of 2025

Osaka city hall plans to double the admission fee for those aged 16 and over to enter the castle tower of Osaka Castle s...

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Emperor and Empress meet with ministry of health award winners

Emperor and Empress meet with ministry of health award winners

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako meet with the recipients of the ministry of health’s award for rehabilitation and in...

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Princess Kako visits Arita ware pottery studio in southwestern Japan

Princess Kako visits Arita ware pottery studio in southwestern Japan

Princess Kako visits the Arita ware studio of potter and living national treasure 14th generation Imaizumi Imaemon in Sa...

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