Kanagawa

Yoga teacher and students meditating on paddle boards swept into the ocean, rescued by canoer

Netizens were unanimous in thinking “yoga on the ocean” was a bad idea.

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New Sailor Moon illumination event will bring Crystal Tokyo…or rather Crystal Kanagawa to life

Sagami Lake Resort will light up in all the colors of the Sailor Soldiers and provide plenty of pretty photo opportunities.

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Shinjuku Station’s new mascot character gets lost at the station, in more ways than one

Cute character flies under the radar, but there’s a special prize for those who can hunt it down!

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There’s a secret free souvenir hiding inside this Japanese train station

A limited-time memento that pays homage to a local folklore legend.

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New Fuma ninja being recruited for first time in 400 years

Odawara ninja clan disappeared from history four centuries ago, but the city is training a new generation for a new mission.

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Gundam Manhole Project launches, brings awesome anime art to series creator’s hometown【Photos】

Mobile suits become permanent part of the town’s infrastructure, with more team-ups to come.

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This beautiful mountaintop Buddha carving in Japan is much newer than it looks【Photos】

Let’s head south from Tokyo to visit the Takatoriyama magaibutsu.

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We visit the “vending machine that makes wishes come true”

A rather unusual place to have your dreams granted in Japan.

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Sanma-men, the best ramen type that everyone in Japan forgets about

Yokohama’s original hometown noodles often get lost in the ramen shuffle, but not today!

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Japanese man anonymously donates life savings of 60 million yen to Yokosuka city

An impressive amount of savings for an even more impressive deed.

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En garde! Fencer Taxi begins in Tokyo, Saitama, and Kanagawa

“Pointless” you say? Touché…

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Sakura surprise! The coolest thing about this cherry blossom photo actually isn’t the flowers

Yes, the kawazu sakura are beautiful, but that’s not all there is to see here.

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Home-hunting in Japan changes as people eye new communities in wake of COVID-19

How the search for a home sweet home is going through these uncertain times.

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Mark your calendars for the return of Japan’s popular cherry blossom-inspired beer

One of the first glimmers of spring is the appearance of this seasonal beverage that uses real cherry blossom petals and leaves.

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Trio of thieves break into Japanese glasses store, foiled by old-timey cash register

They don’t make them like they used to… back in 1908.

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Giant Godzilla statue is part of Japanese park’s Christmas illumination celebration【Photos】

Ho ho ho! Merry kaiju!

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Drive-in theater in Kanagawa to offer Makoto Shinkai movie showings, concerts, and more

Looking for something socially distant to do? Look no further than Yokosuka!

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Top 10 most desirable Japanese prefectures to live in may show new trend toward small-city living

Two largely rural prefectures gain ground against Japan’s biggest metropolis.

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We indulge in all-you-can-eat “Navy Curry”, discover the buffet of our dreams

Curry based on Japanese military rations is a lot better than it sounds!

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Susuki: One of the most beautiful, and often overlooked, parts of autumn in Japan【Photos】

At the right time of year and the right time of day, this traditional sign of fall shines like a field of gold.

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