Nagasaki fashion show features origami cranes

Nagasaki fashion show features origami cranes

A fashion show in Nagasaki features folded paper cranes as participants express hope for peace on the 77th anniversary o...

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Gigantic float festival held in northeastern Japan

Gigantic float festival held in northeastern Japan

The Goshogawara Tachineputa Festival, a famous summer float festival in northeastern Japan, takes place for the first ti...

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Major fireworks festival in central Japan

Major fireworks festival in central Japan

A major fireworks festival in Nagaoka, central Japan, takes place for the first time in three years.

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Traditional horse festival held in Fukushima Prefecture

Traditional horse festival held in Fukushima Prefecture

A traditional horse festival takes place in Fukushima Prefecture in full scale for the first time in three years.

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Kyoto's Gion Festival mesmerizes visitors

Kyoto's Gion Festival mesmerizes visitors

Kyoto's Gion Festival mesmerizes visitors as the major summer event's float procession returns to action after a two-yea...

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Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival held in southwest Japan

Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival held in southwest Japan

The Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival takes place in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, for the first time in three years.

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Tohoku Shinkansen celebrates 40th anniversary

Tohoku Shinkansen celebrates 40th anniversary

The Tohoku Shinkansen celebrates the 40th anniversary of its beginning of service with a celebration at Omiya Station.

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Shogi player Habu posts unprecedented 1,500 wins

Shogi player Habu posts unprecedented 1,500 wins

Shogi player Habu Yoshiharu posted an unprecedented 1,500 wins in the traditional Japanese board game.

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Nakamura Sumire sets record as youngest player to win 100 matches

Nakamura Sumire sets record as youngest player to win 100 matches

13-year-old Go player Nakamura Sumire becomes the youngest player in history to win 100 official matches.

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Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako remotely attend National Tree Planting Festival

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako remotely attend National Tree Planting Festival

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako remotely attend the National Tree Planting Festival in Shiga Prefecture.

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