Yokosuka

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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Looks like KanColle is a big hit in one of Japan’s oldest navy towns.

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Missing 80 kg of nose candy? Huge cocaine stash found off Japanese beach

The beach can be a great place to go to get away from it all. From listening to the gently rolling waves to smelling the ocean air and picking up seashells, there is nothing quite like a relaxing visit to the shore. Usually the most surprising thing found in the sand or water is a strange-looking sea creature, but one man stumbled upon a record-breaking 80 kg of cocaine on November 19 off the shores of Yokosuka City in Kanagawa Prefecture. Police say its street value is about 4.8 billion yen (US$47 million) and they are now looking into whoever was wishing for an apparently very white Christmas.

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Kids handle assault weapons at US Navy open house, Kanagawa civic groups angered

At an annual open house event at the US Naval Base in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture residents can enter and take a tour of the military facility and meet some of the people. However, this year some Yokosuka residents were up in arms over a photo showing what appears to be a group of children on a tour holding assault rifles with the marines.

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