The torpedo-boat flotilla advances at full speed, kicking the crest of a wave in the Pacific Ocean. Next comes the Battle Cruiser Squadron, followed by the Navy Air Fleet. Finally comes the main fleet. High-angle guns were fired and torpedoes launched during this naval drill.
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