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July 2018 Heavy Rains in Western Japan

Following record rainfall in the western part of Japan, details of the heavy rain event of July 2018 can be found on Japan Meteorological Agency  website. As of July 10th, there are cancellations and delays on some transportation except for Sanyo and Tokaido Shinkansen. Please check the latest information on […]

Update on Volcanic Activity of Mt. Motoshiranesan

Released by Kusatsu Town (January 24) Mt. Motoshiranesan, located in Kusatsu-machi in Gunma, erupted on January 23. Kusatsu Onsen Town is located 7 kilometers away from the eruption site and no damage has occurred. Until safety in other areas is confirmed, Kusatsu International Snow & Spa Resort will open its […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – August 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – August 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! East Hokkaido: A magnificent natural view and a rich ecosystem http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1608_easthokkaido.html Summer has come to East Hokkaido! If you like driving and trekking in dynamic nature, East Hokkaido is the place to go. Lake […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – July 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – July 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! Feel the Heat of Summer Excitement in Japan with the “Three Great Festivals of Tohoku” http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1607_tohoku.html It`s the Matsuri festival season in Tohoku! Three of the most spectacular among them are the Sendai Tanabata […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – June 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – June 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! Travel through Kyushu in search of delicious foods! http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1606_kyushufood.html The Kyushu region, which is located in the southwestern part of the Japanese archipelago, offers many kinds of local dishes as it has various forms […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – May 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – May 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! A trip to Izumo where you can experience Japanese tradition and culture http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1605_izumo.html Izumo, located in the east part of Shimane Prefecture, is thought to be a place where gods from all over Japan […]