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Onsen town’s 4K video has visitors lining up around the virtual block【Video】

Nothing sells the relaxing, hot water of Kusatsu like thousands of pixels.

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Japan travel bucket list: top places to visit in each prefecture before you die【Part II】

The second part of our Japanese bucket list dedicated to all travel enthusiasts!

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Beautiful frozen waterfall in Japan is an awe-inspiring reason to brave winter’s cold【Pics/Vids】

Visitors are drawn to the serene stillness of the icy Fukuroda Falls.

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Japan travel bucket list: top places to visit in each prefecture before you die【Part I】

This bucket list is a two-part series dedicated to all travel enthusiasts in Japan. 

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Japanese snow monkey filmed trying to have sex with a deer【Video】

Researchers say this is the first time this type of behaviour between the two species has been recorded.

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Japanese rock balancing artist is so amazing he’s now the star of a new ad for Sony【Pics, Video】

It’s hard to believe that the only thing keeping these rock towers from toppling over is an incredible centre of gravity.

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Right now is the very best time to go to Japan’s “castle in the sky,” and here’s why【Pics, Vids】

The conditions are just right to surround Takeda Castle with a sea of clouds.

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10 places in Japan so beautiful it’s practically hard to take a bad picture while you’re there

Nine locations to visit right now, and one to save for the spring.

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Unexpectedly cute stowaway on JR train causes delays, smiles

Usually commuters get upset by train delays, but this time they were all smiles.
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Online image collection’s views of Japan are beautiful to look at, free to use

Whether you need to find breathtaking visuals for a website or pamphlet, or just want to lose yourself in the natural beauty of Japan, this is the place to do it.

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Breathtaking Japanese moss garden cafe is like a real-life setting for a Studio Ghibli anime film

With amazing outdoor eating spaces set on moss-covered grounds in the middle of the woods, this is a secret haven for lovers of nature and Studio Ghibli.

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Japanese artist stumbles upon stunning scenic site at hidden shrine outside of Tokyo

The secluded site is enthralling people across Japan with its mysterious and untamed beauty.

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Amazing circular rainbow spotted in Tokyo【Video】

Here’s the potentially awesome upside of rain on the day you’re going up Tokyo’s tallest structure.

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Airbnb listing in Japan reveals travel destination with exclusive use of huge private island

Sleep in a traditional Japanese house while surrounded by rice paddies, beaches, tree-houses, zip lines and a lighthouse on your very own private island.

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Godzilla appears in northern Japan as awesome rice paddy art 【Photos】

Ghidora and Rodan must be so jealous right now.

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They have teeth in their stomaches! And 6 other fun facts about cockroaches

Ever wonder why cockroaches are so shiny? Well, let’s put our fears aside and learn a little more about one of the urban human’s greatest foes.

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Japanese police melt hearts with show of extreme courtesy to wildlife

In true Japanese fashion, the three officers went above and beyond to ensure this family of ducks made it safely across the street.

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Free Wi-Fi is coming to Mt. Fuji this summer

Service will be available on four different hiking routes to Japan’s tallest peak.

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Can you tell which of these “full moons” are actually slices of ham?

Japanese Twitter user sends out a tough quiz on the night of the Strawberry Moon.

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Kyoto’s primeval forest to come to life in beautiful interactive light art display 【Video】

Trees will “breathe” with light and sound as their beauty takes visitors’ breath away.

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