The "Daisetsuzan" volcanic group, meaning great snowy mountains, is situated in Daisetsuzan National Park in Hokkaido. It has 16 peaks and is arranged around 2,000 meters (6,600 ft).
Thick layer of snow covering trees and mountain surface, zooming in to little snow flakes.
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