Aerial view of Takeda Castle, the ruined castle in the city of Asago in the northern part of Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is regarded as one of Japan's Top 100 Castles. Morning mist and fog forms a sea of clouds all around Takeda Castle in Autumn between September and November when the temperature is vastly different in the morning and throughout the day.
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