April 25, 2013
OTSUCHI, Iwate Prefecture--Five cherry trees that survived the tsunami disaster two years ago have bloomed for the last time.
April 11, 2013
WASHINGTON--The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin along the Potomac River have been attracting tourists for over a century, and this year has been no exception.
April 09, 2013
YOSHINO, Nara Prefecture--Cherry blossoms on Mount Yoshinoyama, part of the World Heritage site here, are now at their peak, painting the slopes of the mountain a pale pink.
April 08, 2013
TOMIOKA, Fukushima Prefecture--Evacuees are trickling back to see the famed “cherry blossoms of Yonomori” that had attracted more than 100,000 annual sightseers before the...
April 01, 2013
ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi Prefecture--Although cherry blossoms are not in bloom yet in the Tohoku area, a handprinted painting of a tree in full bloom can currently be seen in the...
March 26, 2013
TATEBAYASHI, Gunma Prefecture--For a quintessential Japanese spring scene, check out the thousands of colorful "koinobori" carp streamers strung across the Tsuruudagawa river...
March 23, 2013
Cherry blossoms exploded in their full glory in central Tokyo on March 22, the day the Japan Meteorological Agency declared the flowers had reached full bloom in the city.
March 17, 2013
Unseasonably warm weather is waking up the cherry blossoms in central Tokyo about 10 days earlier than usual, promising a colorful week ahead.
April 26, 2012
MIHARU, Fukushima Prefecture--As it has for more than a millennium, a famed cherry tree is once again attracting admirers, whose numbers plunged last year in the wake of an...
February 25, 2012
WASHINGTON - Above-average temperatures have brought February blooms to Washington, D.C., but organizers of the National Cherry Blossom Festival see the springlike winter as no ...
February 24, 2012
Japan’s cherry blossoms were never more poignant than last spring, when stunning canopies of pink and white spread across the Tohoku coast just weeks after the March 11...
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