Hirosaki

Solid Sakura: Gorgeous photos show cherry blossom season’s grand finale at Japanese castle

The castle is one of Japan’s top cherry blossom destinations, and these photos show why.

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Midwinter “cherry blossoms” are making one of Japan’s best castles even more stunning【Photos】

Tokyo is still waiting for its sakura to start blooming, but Hirosaki Castle, in the frozen north, is already beautifully pink.

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Japanese man wins fight against bear that attacked him by punching it right in the face

Never bring a bear to an opposable thumb fight.

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Centuries-old book of ninja secrets discovered at public library in Japan’s Aomori Prefecture

Shinobi training manual covers ingredients to make sleeping potions and smoke bombs, as well as magic incantations.

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Self-Defense Force member arrested for carrying two screwdrivers

What kind of monster would carry TWO flathead screwdrivers at the same time?

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