A blue cuckoo bee gathering nectar from yellow valerianaceae flowers. Because of their tremendous rarity, these honey bees are often referred to as“blue bees that carry happiness."
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