Published: March 30, 2021
During an exceptionally warm March in Japan, the cherry blossoms in Kyoto peaked Friday, the earliest in more than 1,200 years of records. The bloom fits into a long-term pattern toward earlier spring flowering, a compelling indicator of climate change, experts say.
Published: March 26, 2021
TOKYO - The second cherry blossom season in the coronavirus era has arrived. Last year, many popular venues for viewing the colorful petals simply barred visitors. However, greater efforts are being made in 2021 to accommodate them.
Published: November 17, 2019
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — With only about three weeks left before the end of the current extraordinary session of the Diet, a scandal over a cherry blossom-viewing party hosted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to become a major issue in the political world.
Published: April 17, 2018
The blooming of cherry blossoms is an annual event many Japanese and tourists look forward to. This year some individuals decided to take home some cherry blossoms by stealing the branches they grew out of. Read more: http://lifestyle.inqu