Delivering sacred stones to mountaintop shrine

Delivering sacred stones to mountaintop shrine

Shinto priests are on a mission to deliver holy stones to a shrine on the summit of Mt. Tsurugi in central Japan.

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A day in Tokyo's park amid coronavirus

A day in Tokyo's park amid coronavirus

Tokyo's Hibiya Park takes precautions against the novel coronavirus as people visit for leisure and work.

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Japan GSDF live firing drill

Japan GSDF live firing drill

Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force holds an artillery firing exercise on the foothills of Mt. Fuji.

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Supercomputer simulates how coronavirus droplets spread

Supercomputer simulates how coronavirus droplets spread

Researchers use the supercomputer Fugaku to simulate how droplets of the novel coronavirus spread.

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Flood-resistant floating home

Flood-resistant floating home

A Japanese homebuilder has developed a house that floats during flooding as a measure to prevent damage.

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Pride House Tokyo for sexual minorities

Pride House Tokyo for sexual minorities

Pride House Tokyo opens as Japan's first permanent facility for sexual minorities.

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Kindergarteners harvest sweet potatoes

Kindergarteners harvest sweet potatoes

Kindergarteners harvest sweet potatoes in a rare field trip to a farm amid the coronavirus epidemic.

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Sushi store offers contactless dining experience

Sushi store offers contactless dining experience

A conveyor belt sushi restaurant chain is offering an experience where customers can dine without any contact with store...

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Saury fishing starts in northeastern Japan

Saury fishing starts in northeastern Japan

Pacific saury fishing begins in northeastern Japan, marking the latest start for the region's fishermen to catch the aut...

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Princess Kako calls for gender equality

Princess Kako calls for gender equality

Princess Kako calls for gender equality in a video message at an event commemorating the centennial of the Girl Scouts o...

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