nature

Simulation and helpful illustrations show the terrifying power of a one-meter tsunami 【Video】

Anything less than your height might not seem like a big deal, but trust us, it is.

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Unusual, nostalgic mailbox discovered in mountains of Shikoku tickles net users’ hearts

The usual red design found in Japan has been replaced by a throwback item from your childhood in one locale.

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Tree swallows sign in Japan, proves nature is hungry by continuing to eat it for 12 years

Photos of other hungry forest trees are now beginning to surface online.

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Japan’s amazing wisteria flowers are here to make us all forget about the cherry blossoms【Photos】

Amazing garden’s massive 150 year-old flowering ofuji looks more beautiful than ever.

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Pink sakura and baby blue eye flowers team up for gorgeous views at this seaside park in Japan【Pics】

Fukuoka isn’t particularly famous for its cherry blossoms, but these photos have us thinking it should be.

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Snow Sakura in Japan: A magical hanami cherry blossom viewing experience【Pics & Video】

Temperatures dipped dramatically this week, transforming sakura spots into icy pink-tinged dreamworlds.

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Japan cherry blossom forecast 2019! Sakura coming earlier than usual to Tokyo

Japan’s most beloved flowers are often associated with April, but they’ll be at their most beautiful in Tokyo before that, says forecast.

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Amazing pics from Kyoto/Nara “bullet tour” show no matter how tight your schedule, you should go

Breathtaking images from a skilled photographer show that even one day in Japan’s former capitals is enough for unforgettable beauty.

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Gorgeous funicular route in China is so beautiful, it looks like something out of a movie【Video】

This is one eight-minute long ride you will remember for the rest of your life.

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Internet tackles the mystery of why there are no monkeys in Ibaraki Prefecture

Can the collective Internet come up with a possible solution, or just crack a bunch of monkey jokes?

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Employee scared of asking foreigners to pay for tickets cost Tokyo garden a huge amount of money

Staggering sum required help of another worker to cover up.

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Cherry blossoms are blooming in Japan in October, but why?

The country’s symbol of spring is being spotted in mid-autumn, so we held a one-man sakura party to celebrate!

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10 gorgeous, must-visit places to see the autumn leaves in Japan

There’s no better time to come to Japan than fall, and no better way to spend your trip than by wandering through these crimson forests and gardens.

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Astronaut’s assessment of Super Typhoon Trami isn’t filling us with confidence

You know you’re in for a rough time when a storm freaks out someone who has literally seen all of the earth. 

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Gigantic lightning-spitting thundercloud appears in the skies over Tokyo【Videos】

Appearance of frightening but beautiful Dragon’ Nest shows that summer isn’t ready to say good-bye just yet.

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8-year-old discovers untimely deaths of 15 percent of Kyoto’s cicada population

Wunderkind’s analytical prowess comparable to people three times his age.

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Human traffic jam on Mt. Fuji shows why weekdays are the best days to hike the symbol of Japan

Mountain hiking trail looks as congested as any Tokyo-area expressway.

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Sado Island: A relatively unknown historical, natural, and tourist gem of Japan

History buffs, nature fans, and Japanese culture enthusiasts will want to check out this island in the Sea of Japan.

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Schoolgirls scared, amused as tornado forms just east of Tokyo【Video】

On-camera reactions range from “yabai” to “seriously yabai.”

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Beautiful mountain farmlands are yet another reason to visit rural Japan

As if you really needed more motivation

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