sakura

Suntory creates cherry blossom liqueur to let us sip like it’s sakura season all year long

Kanade Sakura is the newest addition to Suntory’s “Japanese craft liqueur” family.

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New sakura cherry blossom viewing sheets bring old-school beauty to hanami picnics

Waterproof foldable tatami mats are set to revolutionise the way we view cherry blossoms.

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Edible fireworks? Japanese confectioner creates incredible sweets out of super-soft mochi【Photos】

Signs of the seasons, from rainbows to cherry blossoms, have never looked as good, or tasty, as these breathtaking nerikiri desserts.

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This gorgeous sake cup fills your drink with holographic cherry blossoms as you sip【Video】

Soothing sounds and other seasonal symbols of Japan are also part of the techno-cultural innovation.

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Sakura shoes! Converse’s new Japan-exclusive model is made with actual cherry blossoms

Putting these sakura-pink kicks on your feet will help put more cherry blossom trees in Japan’s tsunami-struck Tohoku region.

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Solid Sakura: Gorgeous photos show cherry blossom season’s grand finale at Japanese castle

The castle is one of Japan’s top cherry blossom destinations, and these photos show why.

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Baby penguin seeing sakura for the first time is all of us during hanami season 【Video】

You don’t have to be human to be captivated by the wonder of falling cherry blossoms.

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Sakura train ride plays out like a magical scene from a Japanese anime movie

A secret hanami cherry-blossom viewing experience you won’t read about in travel guides.

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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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Viewing Yokohama cherry blossoms on a stand up paddle board!

How do you find the best views of riverside sakura? In the river.
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How to write “sakura” in Japanese (and why it’s written that way)

There’s a beautiful reason why the kanji for cherry blossoms looks the way it does, and remembering it makes the character a snap to write.

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Make sakura cherry blossoms fall with your hands at Tokyo Tower

A digital hanami experience like no other.

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Cardcaptor Sakura gets a special limited-time Twitter emoji to celebrate cherry blossom season

The beloved anime magical girl is helping flowers bloom on social media.

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Downtown Tokyo’s most popular sakura-viewing garden increases admission prices by 150 percent

Right before the cherry blossoms start to bloom, prices went up, but it’s still a must-visit bargain.

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Visit top Kyoto sites and escape the crowds with new early-morning sakura sightseeing campaign

Experience a very different side to the city as part of the “Cherry Blossoms in the Morning” promotion.

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Turn heads under the cherry blossoms with a sakura hat from Japan

Pink hat perfectly resembles a traditional Japanese sakura sweet.

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Sakura Japanese Sake KitKats combine rice wine and cherry blossoms for a sweet hanami experience

Sakura-flavoured KitKats now come with 0.07 percent alcohol.

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Amazing new Tokyo art exhibit lets you create cherry blossoms just by touching light【Video】

One of the city’s best art museums just got better with a special springtime sakura upgrade.

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Sakura report 2019: Cherry blossom season officially declared in Tokyo!

Hanami season began today in the capital, giving us a better idea of when to expect the glorious full bloom period.

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