Trains of one hidden gem rail line in Tokyo celebrate June with the beauty of hydrangeas along the tracks. Ready for a ride?
Race horse fans and horse lovers alike delight in the new JRA racehorse rehabilitation center where visitors watch for free as famous names swim for therapy.
Traditional Japanese daruma dolls seek good luck and success. These daruma, made in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, pray for peace dressed in the colors of Ukraine.
It’s not just the skies that are decorated for Children’s Day. Divers in Wakayama Prefecture are entertained by carp decorations gently swaying with the tide.
With the cherry blossoms in full bloom, a giant shogi board with human shogi pieces was set up on a 15-meter square on the top of...
The festival reenacts an episode from Emperor Kazan (968–1008), who wrote a waka poem on Mount Nachi praising the beauty of the cherry blossoms.
The glittering appearance of the reproduced national treasure revives the spirit of the flamboyant dynastic culture of the Heian period.
Arashiyama's beauty is well known. Now a 150 year old dying gallery is providing a new way to enjoy the seasons there through Ikebana.
A young performer brings new technology and vision to the ancient combination of fire and dance, and the ceremonial and performing arts of today’s Japan.
You'll be fascinated by the mystique of the brilliantly colored torii gates against surrounded by cherry blossoms laying in the mountains of Mt. Takayama.
What makes the three ehomaki unique are the squirmy conger eels that have squeezed themselves into the tubes, with their face and tails provocatively peeking out.
For the first time in two years pilgrims run up the 200 stone steps at Kimiidera, Wakayama wishing for good luck in the new year.