Various view of Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage trails, a series of ancient pilgrimage routes that crisscross the Kii Peninsula, the largest Peninsula of Japan. Tall trees lined along footpath, vividly green moss grown on brown wood surface, wet spring leaves hanging off tree branches.
Underwater: manta rays, the most graceful swimmer in the Okinawa oceans
Drone shot: autumn at Onuma Quasi-National Park in Hokkaido
Amazing rocket launch moments in Japan
Festivals in Japan: Aomori Nebuta Festival
Underwater: northern sea lions flock to a tiny island