Tokyo Skytree from the start of its construction to its final 634m point, captured by a fixed point camera.
The construction commenced on July 8, 2008, and reached its final height of 634 meters in March 18, 2011.
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