Kyoto ducklings' annual move

Kyoto ducklings' annual move

Ducklings born at a temple in Japan’s ancient capital of Kyoto move to a river with a little help from people in the nei...

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21 cases of double mutant coronavirus variant from India confirmed in Japan

21 cases of double mutant coronavirus variant from India confirmed in Japan

Twenty-one cases of infection with the double mutant coronavirus variant from India have been confirmed in Japan.

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Tulip fair in central Japan

Tulip fair in central Japan

A tulip fair opens in central Japan featuring some 3 million tulips of 300 varieties.

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Famous snow corridor reopens in central Japan

Famous snow corridor reopens in central Japan

The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route has fully reopened again after part of the road closed for the winter is cut through up...

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April snow on cherry buds in northern Japan

April snow on cherry buds in northern Japan

Unseasonal snow falls in northern Japan in early April, covering cherry buds in some areas.

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Massive fire destroys houses in Shimane Prefecture

Massive fire destroys houses in Shimane Prefecture

A massive fire breaks out in Shimane Prefecture, destroying around 20 houses and forcing 50 people to evacuate.

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Japanese glass shrimp fishing season kicks off in Toyama Prefecture

Japanese glass shrimp fishing season kicks off in Toyama Prefecture

Fishermen in Toyama Prefecture catch 800 kilograms of Japanese glass shrimp on the first day of this year's fishing seas...

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Japan releases map predicting major quakes

Japan releases map predicting major quakes

A Japanese government committee of experts releases a map that indicates the probability of major earthquakes occurring ...

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Mt. Fuji eruption hazard map revised

Mt. Fuji eruption hazard map revised

A hazard map envisioning the possible eruption of Mt. Fuji has been revised for the first time in 17 years, with areas f...

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Slush avalanche occurs on Mt. Fuji

Slush avalanche occurs on Mt. Fuji

A slush avalanche occurs on Mount Fuji, with mud approaching residential areas.

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