There is a hot springs inn standing by a river stream deep in the mountains of Gunma prefecture.
A long time ago, it was well known for the baby bears that would come and bathe in its waters.
A baby bear jumps into the hot spa and wipes itself with a towel.
Another bear pleading for a bottle of beer.
Close-up shot of the bear drinking beer while standing up on its hind legs.
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