Japan

Typhoon Wipha hits Tokyo, kills at least 14

Typhoon Wipha hits Tokyo, kills at least 14

More than 500 domestic and international flights canceled at Tokyo airports
Geisha-in-training hit the streets:

Geisha-in-training hit the streets: "We are alive and well"

Young apprentice geisha try to drum up a tourism revival for typhoon-hit Kyoto
iReport: Insta-geisha! Kyoto's traditional beauties meet Facebook app

iReport: Insta-geisha! Kyoto's traditional beauties meet Facebook app

iReporter shows how to make geishas look even more enticing than they already do with Instagram
Japan's weirdest snowscape: The Monsters of Zao

Japan's weirdest snowscape: The Monsters of Zao

Check out this surreal gallery to find out what's behind the frozen armies taking over the Yamagata hills
Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market in action

Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market in action

The world’s best-known seafood market is the jewel in Tokyo’s tourist crown
How Google mapped Mount Fuji

How Google mapped Mount Fuji

CNN's Diana Magnay and her crew join Google's trekking team to map the climb to Japan's most iconic mountain
Gallery: The weird and wonderful faces of Japan after March 11

Gallery: The weird and wonderful faces of Japan after March 11

Photo show organizer Liezel Strauss asks the world, “What does Japan mean to you?”
Gallery: Beautiful autumnal scenes in central Tokyo

Gallery: Beautiful autumnal scenes in central Tokyo

A photographer’s guide to the most spectacular fall spots in the heart of the capital
Fantastical fishy art on show in Tokyo

Fantastical fishy art on show in Tokyo

Of all the bizarre art niches out there, "goldfish aquarium art" must rank fairly high -- yet this artist's made a career out of it
Trekkers swarm Mount Fuji on first day of season

Trekkers swarm Mount Fuji on first day of season

World Heritage Site listing of Japanese national symbol spurs huge interest among travelers
Now air-con grounds a Dreamliner flight

Now air-con grounds a Dreamliner flight

An All Nippon Airways 787 Dreamliner is held in Tokyo after a mechanical problem, the fourth such incident for Dreamliners in 10 days
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