Misaki horse, is a rare Japanese breed that lives in a wild setting among Toimisaki, or cape Toi, in Miyazaki prefecture. Their original ancestors were brought over from China by humans hundreds of years ago. A foal runs up to its mother, rubbing its head and drinking milk.
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