A baby owl perching on the cedar branch in the precinct of Nogi Jinja, Tochigi prefecture (northern kanto region) in Japan.
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