Visitors admire Buddhist statues at the Sanjusangendo temple hall in Kyoto, where all the temple’s 1,001 standing Senju Kannon statues have been placed together for the first time in 26 years.
Municipalities in Nagano Prefecture are hoping to take advantage of their high elevations to provide athletes competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics with options for high-altitude training.
By Alex Martin, Japan Times Posted on October 18, 2018
It was literally an out-of-this-world idea that seemed infeasible when it struck her nearly two decades ago: made-to-order shooting stars. But Lena Okajima’s audacious project to reproduce nature’s fireworks for mass entertainment is getting ready for takeoff.
By Sakura Murakami Japan Times on October 11, 2018
By Sakura Murakami Japan Times Posted on October 11, 2018
The Japan Map Center released an online guide to locations where Mount Fuji can be viewed, showing that the nation’s renowned 12,388-foot volcano can be observed from as far as 186 miles away.