March 16, 2013
HAKONE, Kanagawa Prefecture--With the spring tourism season just around the corner, 100 life-size figures of the popular Doraemon character are greeting visitors at one of...
June 25, 2012
Flower lovers and photographers can climb aboard a special Hakone Tozan Railway Co. night train again to enjoy views of illuminated clusters of colorful hydrangeas in Hakone.
September 02, 2011
For centuries, Hakone served as way station for travelers between the eastern and western parts of the country. It was also the site of a roadblock manned by shogunate troops....
August 31, 2011
Thirty-seven previously unknown oil paintings by the renowned late artist Tsuguharu Foujita have come to light courtesy of a collector who wants to donate them to a museum.
August 16, 2011
This year, the Japanese Olympic Committee and the Japan Sports Association marked their 100th anniversary. This is Part Three of a series looking back on the past century of...
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