Tottori's transparent-kayak tours clearly a hit

National Jul 30, 2017

Tottori's transparent-kayak tours clearly a hit

Transparent kayaks are exploding in popularity in Tottori Prefecture, with tourists describing the experience as akin "to flying in the sky." Visitors to Tottori, a coastal area along the Sea of Japan known for its jagged coastline and caves hollowed out by waves, can glimpse ...

Air force deploys C-2 transport plane after years of delay

National Mar 30, 2017

Air force deploys C-2 transport plane after years of delay

The Air Self-Defense Force deployed its brand-new C-2 transport aircraft at an air base this week following years of delays in the development of the domestically-made plane. A ceremony was held at Miho Air Base in Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture, on Thursday to mark the deployment ...