'Lucky cat' welcomes tourists in heart of Oita

Rugby Apr 23, 2019

'Lucky cat' welcomes tourists in heart of Oita

An enormous wooden "lucky cat" has been set up at one of this year's Rugby World Cup host cities to welcome tourists ahead of the event's kickoff in September. The woodcarving of the 10-meter-long cat named "Giant Lounging Lucky Cat Fukunyan" is on display in ...

Wild boar found wandering around residential area of Kobe

National Nov 26, 2018

Wild boar found wandering around residential area of Kobe

A wild boar was seen Sunday afternoon strolling around a residential area in Kobe, surprising passersby. The animal appeared at about 4:30 p.m. on a fenced slope in the city's Kitano district, which attracts many tourists who come to see Western-style houses. Some astonished onlookers took ...