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Okayama Orphan Asylum

Okayama Orphan Asylum

Kenji Chida

Okayama City has a lot of history but one of the hidden gems is the remains of the Okayama Orphange. Founded by Juji Ishii du...

Okayama
Smiling Raccoon Dogs

Smiling Raccoon Dogs

Akio Negishi

Have you ever seen smiling raccoon dogs? They are very popular and familiar in Japanese culture from the ancient time, and yo...

Gunma
Vogel Park aka 'Bird Park'

Vogel Park aka 'Bird Park'

Adam Hacker

Matsue’s Vogel Park, aka “Bird Park”. A large expanse of Shimane’s beautiful natural landscape, Vogel Park is situated north...

Shimane
Naked Man Festival

Naked Man Festival

Adam Hacker

Brave the cold of February in Okayama for the Saidaiji Eyo Hadaka Matsuri, also known as the Naked Man Festival, and consider...

Okayama