Monster crab caught in Hokkaido

Monster crab caught in Hokkaido

This monster Hanasaki crab was caught off the coast of Hokkaido on September 10th. It’s more than twice the size of the largest crabs available in Japanese markets. The suprised fisherman was 60 year old Katsunori Narita. At around 4am, while picking up a string of 50 traps, he spotted...

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7.2 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan

7.2 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan

A powerful 7.2 earthquake has hit northern Japan. The eastern coast of Hokkaido was the center of the quake. Earlier a 6.6 earthquake hit eastern Indonesia. Both areas are under tsunami warnings. No immediate details about damage or death have been reported. The last time a quake of this magnitude...

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Drive the Galaxy Express 999

If you’re lucky enough to live in the small town of Ashoro, Hokkaido Prefecture, there is an attraction opening up at the end of the month and lasts well into the summer that lets you experience driving your own train in Japan. They use an abandoned railway, and a railway...

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