outdoors

Fourth dead body found on Mt. Fuji in less than one week from climbing season start

In less than a week, Shizuoka has seen double the amount of deaths than it has in any entire climbing season in the past five years.

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Three people die on Mt. Fuji less than 24 hours after official start of climbing season

Shizuoka opened its trails on Wednesday, and three bodies were found by the next morning.

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An unexpectedly creepy path takes us to Utopia in east Japan【Photos】

Searching for Ubara Utopia.

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Three dead bodies found near summit of Mt. Fuji

Search and rescue team goes looking for missing hiker, brings back three bodies.

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Mt. Fuji hiking trail reservation system and advance payment details released

Climbing Mt. Fuji is getting more expensive and more complicated from this summer.

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Mt. Koya planning to instate visitor’s tax to cope with huge tourist numbers

Pilgrimage town of less than 3,000 residents received almost 1.4 million tourists last year.

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Nemophila season off to an early, and beautiful, start as baby blue flowers bloom in Maishima

Seaside park in Osaka is also one of Japan’s best places to see the sunset.

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Outdoor brand Logos teams up with Aichi sake brewery to make your camping more boozy

Now you can enjoy hot sake even while out camping!

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Flying Totoro appears in new Studio Ghibli x Foxfire collection

Snuggle up in magical moments from the anime film.

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Japan’s new giant swing is a beautiful/terrifying way to see the scenery of the Japan Alps

Town famous for its ski slopes offers a way to soar above the mountains.

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Japanese outdoor brand Foxfire teams up with Totoro for cool clothing and accessory line

This line is functional for outdoor activities, but also stylish for everyday wear!

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Meet the Japanese salarymen who defy gravity in a Tokyo park during lunchtime

Salarymen with superhero strength band together to form a horizontal bar club.

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Off the beaten Japan travel path in Amami Oshima’s mangrove forests【Photos】

If you’ve been skipping Amami Oshima on your trips to Japan, you’ve been skipping a beautiful, uncrowded gem.

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New stainless steel Pokémon tableware promises to be useful in all sorts of scenarios

Add convenient Pokémon plates and mugs to your next Pokémon “picnic”!

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Japan’s gorgeous Mt. Fuji chocolate cake lets you eat the mountain instead of climb it【Photos】

A way to appreciate the majestic beauty of Japan’s tallest mountain while staying warm, rested, and full.

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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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Now you can set up your very own Secret Base with new Pokémon camping supplies

Camp out in style with these outdoor goods sold at Pokémon centers this fall!

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Japan’s five easiest-to-get-lost-on mountain trails are like alpine brain teasers【Photos】

Data analysis highlights where hikers are most likely to get a little too far off the beaten path.

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We try new ‘adrift at sea’ experience and end up floating alone on the Yamaguchi coast

In the middle of the ocean, no one can hear you scream.

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Experience super accessible glamping in a seaside park at Fukuoka’s INN THE PARK

Luxurious oceanside camping just got a lot more accessible.

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