Landslides damage 2020 Olympic road race cycling course in Kanagawa

National Oct 18, 2019

Landslides damage 2020 Olympic road race cycling course in Kanagawa

The Sagamihara Municipal Government on Thursday said part of the Olympic cycling road race course has been hit by landslides along National Highway 413 in Kanagawa Prefecture. The landslides were triggered by the devastating rain caused by Typhoon Hagibis over the weekend, city officials said, ...

Japan's anime tourism: A blend of cash and chaos

National Sep 15, 2019

Japan's anime tourism: A blend of cash and chaos

by Yi Xiaojun

When Liu Chenyu and Ji Xiaotian arrived in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, for their honeymoon early this summer, the Great Buddha and Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, two well-known tourist spots in the area, weren't what they wanted to see. Their destination was a railway crossing near Kamakura ...