Nature

TokyoStreetView: Yamanashi Fuji Shibazakura Festival (4K VIDEO)
Each year for one month, mid-April to mid-May, people across Japan and from all over the world come by the thousands to enjoy a beautiful parterre of Shibazakura flowers (~800,000) with, of course, Mt. Fuji in the background. It's amazingly beautiful, and shooting it in 4K is...one of the reasons we need 4K!

Dr. Yoshiyuki Kaneda serves as manager of R&D projects for the HPCI strategic program field 3 -Advanced Prediction Research for Natural Disaster Prevention and Reduction-conducting research for improvement of prediction accuracy of earthquakes and tsunamis. This research has three main themes: earthquake, tsunami, and evaluation of damage to cities caused by earthquakes and tsunamis. This research is conducted by using the K computer.

Stephen Karnas - September 02, 2013

Mt. Fuji - The danger that lurks beneath

We brought you news that on June 22, Mt. Fuji finally received World Heritage site status by UNESCO.  The mountain's symbolism for the country and natural beauty cannot be denied, and it is something of a pilgrimage destination for people, not only from Japan, but from around the world.