Drone shot of Tateyama cedar trees that grow in the Tateyama Mountain range located in southeastern Toyama Prefecture. These cedar trees grow in areas with an elevation as high as 2,000 meters, and are known to shed snow and remain strong under heavy snowfall.
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