swimming

Russian defector claims to have swam for 23 hours to Japan because “sick of Putin admin”

There’s “sick of” and then “swim for 23 hours in the ocean sick of.”

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Russian man who swam to Japan was reportedly kicked out of Japan in 2011 for visa violation

The authorities probably know who he is, but now the question becomes what to do with him.

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Man claiming to be Russian who swam to Japan seeking asylum appears in Hokkaido town

What would drive someone to swim between countries?

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Olympic athlete gets special Tokyo memory competing at site of one of her favorite video games

British swimmer and JRPG fan spots some familiar scenery in Odaiba.

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Japanese active coast guard demonstrates how dangerous it is to fall into a reservoir pond【Video】

If this guy can’t lunge free, then there’s no hope for the rest of us.

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Clip showing Chinese excavator rowing boat using its claw has Japanese Internet in stitches

Until they realize that Japan does it too.

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Japanese schools are losing their pools due to rising maintenance costs and aging facilities

Sadly, quintessential anime scenes of rooftop swimming classes may be coming to an end soon.

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Kicking for maximum swimming speed? You might be doing it wrong, Japanese researchers say

Scientists from Tokyo and Ibaraki discover there’s a cutoff point where kicking actually starts to slow you down.

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Stylish knee-high wetsuit socks from China are the newest fashion accessory for divers

Insulate yourself while looking fabulous underwater.

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Japanese YouTubers crash Night Pool event by actually swimming 【Video】

People are getting angry at us for actually swimming!

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Japanese synchronised swimmer performs routine in the pool…with blue armpits【Video】

The Olympian’s bright blue underarms makes it hard to concentrate on her stunning performance.

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High school swimming club makes a splash with their synchronized performances【Video】

The pool might be shallow, but their show has a lot of depth!

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Japanese teams use orange flags as a tsunami alert signal for swimmers and surfers

The new orange flag warning system aims to help those at sea become aware of an earthquake or tsunami before it’s too late.

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Video of “air swimming” dog proves to be a hit with Japanese Twitter users【Video】

This video of one dog’s paddling is setting Twitter ablaze.

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Chinese swimmer wins gold in adorableness【Video】

Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui has won herself plenty of new fans from around the globe with her delightfully candid interview at the Rio Olympics.

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Make waves at the beach in a high-cut Totoro swimsuit

The loveable furry character from Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro gets a skin-tight makeover for summer.

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Underwater Knee High Girls appear in new exhibition celebrating soft thighs and kaiju monsters

Nobody combines classic monsters and knee-high socks like Japan.

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World’s first “Monster Slider” coming to Japan this summer

The gigantic new waterslide combines several thrilling slide elements into one monster experience.

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And there was much rejoicing.

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Iwami in Tottori Prefecture is now offering a Free!/High Speed! anime tie-in location map guide

Fans of Free! and its High Speed! feature film adaptation can now visit all the places their favorite swimming boys would have frequented.

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