Hanami (cherry blossom viewing) has been a major part of Japanese culture for centuries. In recent years, more and more corporations have been adding some sakura flair to their products. Here are some of the top items that are blooming this year. (Curated by Pedro Rodrigues and Samantha Cubbison)
In line with the nationwide state of emergency declared on April 16, the government is strongly requesting that residents stay at home whenever possible and refrain from visiting bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.