winter

Nara deer leave park, head to station for food as tourist numbers tumble due to coronavirus

Videos show herds of deer galloping down streets and stopping traffic as they search for food. 

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Japanese photographer captures the beauty of Kyoto in the snow 【Photos】

Visit famous tourist spots like you’ve never seen them before. 

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Shikayose: The Calling of the Deer in Nara with acorns and a French horn

With thousands less tourists in Nara due to the Coronavirus, this year’s winter celebrations seem strangely more magical

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How to make your own ramen food sample with real ramen, in just 1.5 hours and -22.6 degrees C

A Hokkaido resident demonstrates. 

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These comfy pajama suits are for the gamers! Wrap up warm as you rack up points

The Damegi 4G series comes with a bunch of cushy features to keep your extremities toasty warm.

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Is it cold enough in Hokkaido for banana hammers?

Our northern reporter dares to dream of a banana that can drive a nail through wood.

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Capybaras celebrate winter in luxurious mikan bath【Photos】

Hot springs aren’t only for humans.

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Shiba Inu in the snow: Japanese dogs melt hearts with their love for the cold【Pics & Video】

Warm your cockles with these smiling pups gleefully throwing themselves into the snow.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with “artificial snow” powder from the 100-yen store

Just add water!

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Pet owner’s saga of buying a kotatsu for her cat doesn’t go as planned (or does it?)

We suppose the moral of the story is that cats will be cats.

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Japanese news crew “faking” visuals for on-site report gets caught by local, laughed at online

Public broadcaster NHK chose a strange way to show the “waist-deep snow” of this hot spring town in northern Japan.
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Amazing winter photos of university on Japan’s northern island make us want to go back to school

Winter comes early to Hokkaido and turns one of Japan’s most respected schools into an otherworldly wonderland.

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Starbucks Japan adds new winter Mt Fuji mugs to region-exclusive You Are Here Collection

Tumblers and mugs feature some of Japan’s most beloved winter symbols.

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Don’t let the cold seasons snuff out your style! Japan’s lady farmers get fresh new fashion line

Norastyle’s new leaflet has the fall and winter looks that all farming fashionistas will want to sport. Agriculture never looked so attractive!

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Go from friends to lovers with the new “sharecoat” from Japan

Carefully designed features promise to keep you warm and bring you closer together at outdoor events.

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Making instant green tea pudding in the snow, just like they would have had to in ancient times

Meg decides to get back to basics by using the natural cooling power of snow to create a delicious matcha dessert.

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Japanese driver discovers why driving a car that has a massive snowfro isn’t the best idea【Video】

Clearing snow is hard work. Besides, you don’t need to see where you’re going when you’re driving, right?

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Sapporo Snow Festival reveals upcoming ice sculptures and displays for 2018

Towering snow sculptures pay homage to Final Fantasy and Osamu Tezuka’s beloved anime characters.

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With no sweetheart for romantic winter date, Japanese teen makes new girlfriend out of snow【Vid】

Power of love gets an assist from the power of creativity for heartwarming shared bicycle ride.

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Forget snowmen – Japan shows us we should be making snow Pokémon and Totoros instead!【Photos】

Or, if you want to be really unique, snow toilets and urinals.

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