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Mt. Fuji schoolgirl photo models who charmed Japan years ago reunite to celebrate Coming of Age Day

Shizuoka road continues to be one of the most photogenic spots in all of Japan.

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Even by Hokkaido standards, Cape Chikyu is an amazingly beautiful place to visit【Photos】

Often-overlooked town boasts the top-ranked sightseeing spot on Hokkaido Natural Beauty 100 list.

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Kuroshima, a remote, heart-shaped island in Okinawa where there are more cows than people

We visit a hidden gem in Okinawa that’s home to fewer than 250 people.

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Mt. Fuji looks more like a suibokuga painting than real life in this amazing photo

Surrounding mountain range supporting cast makes Japan’s most majestic peak look even more beautiful.

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The 2022 Soraniwa Music Festival: A day of music, laughter, and family atmosphere

After previously taking part in all kinds of prep work, Seiji finally experiences the culmination of his fellow team members’ hard work and dreams.

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Mysterious mountain village is home to Christ’s grave and an ancient pyramid

With local customs linked to Judea, this is a very unusual Japanese community.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 12: Workwear【SoraHouse】

What’s the most appropriate clothing for renovating a property in Japan?

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Tokyo’s Happo-en Garden to hold fall festival, including koyo illuminations, pop-up bars

If you want to experience the beauty of fall within the big city, this is the place!

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 11: Dig for treasure【SoraHouse】

We unearth some unusual finds at our old property in the countryside.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 10: Mysterious water【SoraHouse】

Dare we drink the water from this strange source we discovered on our property?

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 9: Chestnuts【SoraHouse】

Are roadside chestnuts really safe to eat? 

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Japanese luxury campsite’s newest amenity: Zombies and other monsters【Photos】

The crisp mountain air isn’t the only reason guests might be feeling chills in Nagano.

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The All Japan Club Association hopes wooden club makes long-awaited comeback

Clubs aren’t just for cavemen and goblins anymore!

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 8: Roof Removal【SoraHouse】

When the professionals get involved, hours of work takes mere minutes.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 7: Climbing mountains【SoraHouse】

What will we discover when we hike up the mountain behind the SoraHouse?

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Shiratani Unsuikyo: The breathtaking anime setting where Princess Mononoke was born

Ancient cedar trees that inspired Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli team are just one reason why this forest in Yakushima is so magical.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 6: Outdoor bathing【SoraHouse】

Every countryside home needs a riverside rotenburo, but will it be the tub of dreams?

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Free literal forest bathing in Hokkaido is a hot spring experience you’ll never forget【Photos】

This beautiful location in Daisetsuzan National Park is an onsen must-visit.

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New digital art exhibition in Nagoya promises “a paradise of bugs” in a colorful forest

A beautiful world of insects awaits in Japan’s fourth largest city this summer!

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Rent an entire folk house in Japan, surrounded by nature just outside Tokyo

Traditional features with modern luxuries, including an outdoor sauna and rotenburo bath, provide you with a truly unforgettable stay.

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