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Japanese woman stumbles on the power of the infamous “gaijin seat” phenomenon during flight

The same anomaly that makes foreigners feel icky is harnessed by Japanese people to get breathing room on public transport.

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Japanese pilot flies close to Mt Fuji, asks passengers to look out the window

Mt Fuji never looked more beautiful.

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Japan-stationed U.S. fighter plane crashes in Okinawa

Japan Air Self-Defense Force rescues pilot from sea.

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Elderly Shanghai traveler throws coins into jet engine for luck, grounds plane for five hours

You can’t always solve a problem by throwing money at it. In fact, you might just cause one instead.

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Zero Fighter to fly above Japan once more in demonstration this month

Kyushu event will be iconic aircraft’s first flight in Japan since the end of World War II.

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Japanese photographer brings out the beauty of airports and factories in gorgeous night images

After the sun sets in Japan, new landscapes emerge, with twinkling lights on land and at sea creating night scenes so stunning a “night view summit” is held every year to rank the best sights around the country.

While cityscapes continually take the top spots year after year, there’s one talented photographer who’s drawing our attention away from the twinkling lights of the city and towards two surprising new locations: factories and airports. While the places might seem ordinary, the images are the most stunning we’ve ever seen.

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