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Heavy rains continue in Hokkaido, Tohoku

13 hours 36 min ago
Heavy downpours will continue into Wednesday in the northern and northeastern regions of Japan due to a stationary rain front. (NHK)
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Solo Traveling to a Japanese Historical Village | Shirakawa-go in Heavy Rain

August 8, 2022 - 09:31
I'm going to travel to Shirakawa-go, one of the most famous historical villages in Japan. It's known for Gassho-style house. ( Solo Travel Japan)
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Scorching weather forecast until Friday in many parts of Japan

August 8, 2022 - 05:02
Japanese weather officials are urging people to take precautions against heatstroke, as sweltering heat is expected in many parts of the country in the coming days. (NHK)
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Sendai star festival draws large crowds despite fresh COVID wave

August 7, 2022 - 09:25
An annual star festival in the northeastern Japan city of Sendai, known for its hundreds of brilliant hanging decorations in shopping areas, commenced Saturday with the biggest crowds expected since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. (Kyodo)
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Sustained rains in Japan leave damage, landslide risks

August 6, 2022 - 06:54
Torrential rains have continued to fall across a wide part of Japan on Friday, with record downpours reported in Fukui and Shiga prefectures as rivers have overflowed and many areas are left at increased risk of landslides. (Kyodo)
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JAL system makes air travel easier and lets you keep laptops, liquids in bag for security check

August 5, 2022 - 05:21
Passengers can keep computers and liquids inside their carry-on until they actually want to use them, thanks to new system. (
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Revitalization of Japanese tourism to Hawaii slower than expected

August 4, 2022 - 14:49
The highly anticipated return of Japanese travelers to Hawaii was expected to dramatically increase with foreign border restrictions loosening back in June 2022. (
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Level 5 rain warning for Sekikawa, Tainai in Niigata Pref. switched to level 4

August 4, 2022 - 14:41
Japan's weather agency has lifted its level 5 emergency heavy rain warning for Sekikawa Village and the city of Tainai in Niigata Prefecture. (NHK)
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Ohtaki No Yu - Kusatsu, Japan

August 4, 2022 - 03:15
Time to relax in one of Kusatsu’s natural hot spring baths, commonly known as onsen, with Sho Ikushima at Ohtaki No Yu. ( Sauna Channel)
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Kanto lighting up the night sky for the first time in three years

August 4, 2022 - 03:13
"Kanto Festival" is being held in Akita City for the first time in three years. (時事通信トレンドニュース)
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JAPANESE FESTIVALS are CRAZY (it was too hot!) *street food, dancing, and games*

August 4, 2022 - 03:07
We are going to Tokyo SkyTree for a festival. (ちゅーそんちゃんねるChuson Channel)
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Heavy rain causes wide damage in north, central Japan

August 4, 2022 - 02:29
Japan's Meteorological Agency has issued an emergency heavy rain warning for Niigata Prefecture, next to Yamagata Prefecture, where the same warning was issued on Wednesday night. It's a level 5 alert, the highest on the emergency scale. (NHK)
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Heatwave continues to grip western, eastern Japan

August 3, 2022 - 16:08
The ongoing heatwave is gripping wide areas of western through eastern Japan on Wednesday, with the mercury reaching 39 degrees Celsius in some cities near Tokyo. Officials are urging people to take full precautions against heatstroke. (NHK)
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Japan swelters as temperatures climb over 30 C

August 2, 2022 - 18:45
Temperatures rose across Japan on Tuesday, topping 30 C from the morning in 380 locations, with the weather agency warning of heat-related illnesses. (Japan Today)
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Japan is open to travel. So why aren't tourists coming back?

August 1, 2022 - 21:31
Summer 2022 has been dominated by stories about travel mishaps, overcrowding at major destinations and airports and life-threatening heat waves in Europe. Yet in Asia, where many countries are reopening in a more gradual fashion -- with fewer flight cancellations or horror stories about lost luggage -- tourists have been slow to come back. (CNN)
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Mercury tops 39 degrees in Obama City on Sea of Japan

August 1, 2022 - 21:25
Scorching heat prevailed again on Monday over wider Japan, with temperatures soaring above 39 degrees Celsius in Obama City on the Sea of Japan coast. (NHK)
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$12,000 First Class on Japan Airlines | Los Angeles - Tokyo

August 1, 2022 - 17:11
Today, we are going to fly on Japan Airlines’ $12,000 First Class flight. (Solo Solo Travel)
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Heatwave in Japan forecast to continue for a week

August 1, 2022 - 05:36
Many parts of Japan were blanketed by sweltering heat on Sunday. Weather officials forecast that the heatwave will continue for the next seven days. (NHK)
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Horyuji temple raises 7 times its crowdfunding target

July 31, 2022 - 00:17
Horyuji temple in Japan's ancient capital of Nara has raised more than seven times its crowdfunding target to supplement a decline in revenues due to the coronavirus pandemic. (NHK)
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Japanese village plants different types of rice to grow giant homage to art history

July 30, 2022 - 04:39
Every year since 1993, the Japanese village of Inakadate transforms its fields into living works of art. Tapping into their history as a farming area, they create incredible rice paddy art by planting different varieties of rice in intricate designs. (
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