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YAMANASHI

Japan Times
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Sep 29, 2014
Mount Fuji finds mixed success with tolls
As the Mount Fuji climbing season drew to a close earlier this month, authorities were assessing the success of a new ¥1,000 voluntary climbing fee, which almost half of hikers skipped paying. It was introduced this year following a trial in 2013.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 16, 2014
Yamanashi grape crop resilient after snow
Grape growers in the city of Yamanashi, hit hard by record snowfalls in February, harvested the year's first crop of Delaware grapes Wednesday.
JAPAN
Apr 11, 2014
Kennedy to join Abe on maglev train inspection
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy will join Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday to inspect a magnetically levitated train system in Yamanashi Prefecture, the government said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 7, 2014
Five cities famed for cherry trees slate first 'sakura' preservation summit
Five cities known for ancient cherry trees recognized as natural treasures in 1922 will hold their first summit meeting on March 23 to discuss preservation methods and plans to boost tourism.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 21, 2014
Snow-hit tourist sites try to regroup
A week after record snow hit the Kanto-Koshin region for the second time within the month, tourist destinations in Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures are trying to lure back visitors after their numbers plunged due to road closures.
JAPAN
Feb 20, 2014
Last week's snowfall in Japan left more than 20,000 people cut off
More than 20,000 people in Tokyo and nine other prefectures in eastern Japan were cut off following heavy snowfalls last week, local government tallies showed Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 6, 2014
Locally produced wines selling well as they pair up with nation's cuisine
Wines made entirely from grapes grown in Japan are becoming popular for the way they match some types of Japanese cuisine.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 25, 2013
Frenchman missing five days in Yamanashi mountains
A Frenchman has been missing since Monday in Yamanashi Prefecture near the country's second-highest mountain, and his friends are now desperate to raise funds to kick off a private search for him, it was learned Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jul 12, 2013
Cashing in on Fuji fever
As Fujiyama-mania sweeps the nations, merchants watch their profits climb.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 23, 2013
Buffs re-enact famous 1553 battle
Some 780 history buffs in samurai attire re-enact a famous battle from the mid-16th century in Fuefuki, Yamanashi Prefecture.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals