Photographer Captures Cherry Blossom Path “Suddenly Appearing” In The Middle Of Tokyo

The end of March and beginning of April was one of the most eventful few days in recent memory here in the Tokyo area. Not only was April 1st the beginning of a new fiscal year and a new school year (not to mention April Fool’s Day), it was also the day that the government announced the name of its new era, the Reiwa Era. Continue reading »

The World’s Largest LEGO Cherry Blossom Tree Blooms In Japan

A record-breaking LEGO tree has taken shape at LEGOLAND Japan, a theme park in Nagoya dedicated to the beloved plastic bricks. The cherry tree’s construction marks the theme park’s first anniversary, and has been registered as the “largest LEGO brick cherry blossom tree” in the Guinness Book of World Records. Continue reading »

Sumo Wrestlers Enjoy Cherry Blossom Season

Even the best sumo wrestlers can’t spend all his time in the dohyō (the sumo ring). Sometimes they’ve just got to go out and (bend the tree branches down with their super strength so they can) smell the flowers. Continue reading »

Embrace Spring With Pictures Of Japan’s Cherry Blossoms


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About a month before sakura season in Japan, the pink flowers started to bloom in a small town about three hours from Tokyo. Kawazu, located in Izu Peninsula, is home a to unique variety of sakura that blooms in the beginning of February. The cherry blossoms, called Kawazuzakura, last for about a month, compared to the usual sakura that blooms and wilts within one to two weeks. Continue reading »

Cherry Blossoms Paint A Lake Purple Making Tokyo Look Like A Fairytale

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Tokyo-based photographer Danilo Dungo uses drones to take stunning pictures of Japanese cherry blossoms. Every spring, he goes to the Inokashira Park to admire the blossoms, and while regular photography capture the park’s beauty, the drones reveal something else altogether. Continue reading »

Cherry Blossoms in Japan

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A couple walks together at Sankeien Park in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, to have their wedding pictures taken as cherry blossoms are in full bloom Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Photo by Shuji Kajiyama/AP Photo)
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Cherry Blossom Time In Eastern Asia

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This picture taken on March 21, 2015 shows a couple kissing in front of blooming cherry blossoms in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province. The cherry blossoms, now in full bloom, attracted tens of thousands of visitors, local media reported. (Photo by AFP Photo/Stringer)
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Cherry Cake

“Cherry Cake” is an amazing and colorfull photo project, created by Olga Guzhevnikova, a Russian photographer. Continue reading »