HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido 140 kilometer circuit course looping around Sapporo. Immerse yourself in nature and history Photo:140 kilometer circuit course looping around Sapporo. Immerse yourself in nature and history HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Flower-like rings of color illuminate the night sky at a drive-in firework display in Muroran Photo:Flower-like rings of color illuminate the night sky at a drive-in firework display in Muroran HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Shikotsuko Onsen scenery improved by laying electricity cables underground Photo:Shikotsuko Onsen scenery improved by laying electricity cables underground HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Otaru Aquarium special display "Treasures of Hokkaido". Imparting the wonder of Kaminokoike Pond Photo:Otaru Aquarium special display "Treasures of Hokkaido". Imparting the wonder of Kaminokoike Pond HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Horsehair crabs herald spring with first landing at Oumu Fishing Port Photo:Horsehair crabs herald spring with first landing at Oumu Fishing Port HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Arial view of pond-smelt fishing on the ice of Lake Shumarinai Photo:Arial view of pond-smelt fishing on the ice of Lake Shumarinai HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Representative of an international IT venture, Ono Tomohiro (51) in search of how new companies should exist, based in Niseko Photo:Representative of an international IT venture, Ono Tomohiro (51) in search of how new companies should exist, based in Niseko HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Spring is a season for goodbye, red-crowned cranes leave their parents Photo:Spring is a season for goodbye, red-crowned cranes leave their parents HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Kamuy Lumina", night lakeside walks at Lake Akan, starting May 21 Photo:"Kamuy Lumina", night lakeside walks at Lake Akan, starting May 21 HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Refreshing sauna and delicious oysters at Lake Akkeshi lakeside! New service to be commercialized within year Photo:Refreshing sauna and delicious oysters at Lake Akkeshi lakeside! New service to be commercialized within year HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido General outline for June's "Asahikawa Design Week" released. Nine categories including new areas of architecture, food, etc. Photo:General outline for June's "Asahikawa Design Week" released. Nine categories including new areas of architecture, food, etc. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Turnover down 80% at half the live music clubs in Hokkaido Photo:Turnover down 80% at half the live music clubs in Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Ballet dancer Anatoly Stavrov continues promoting Japanese-Russian cultural exchange in Sapporo Photo:Ballet dancer Anatoly Stavrov continues promoting Japanese-Russian cultural exchange in Sapporo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Mystical sea of clouds at the Hakucho Bridge in Muroran Photo:Mystical sea of clouds at the Hakucho Bridge in Muroran HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Two year consecutive Rakuten Gourmet Grand Prize winner: "Powder Snow" from Muroran flour shop Photo:Two year consecutive Rakuten Gourmet Grand Prize winner: "Powder Snow" from Muroran flour shop HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Fifty scampering lambs as births continue at farm in Oketo Photo:Fifty scampering lambs as births continue at farm in Oketo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Recruitment for May 5 Olympic Marathon test event opened on March 9 Photo:Recruitment for May 5 Olympic Marathon test event opened on March 9 HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Arrivals of the gyrfalcon – the Arctic bird of prey – are rare Photo:Arrivals of the gyrfalcon – the Arctic bird of prey – are rare HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Record cards for Hakodate cherry blossoms, for conservation and maintenance management Photo:Record cards for Hakodate cherry blossoms, for conservation and maintenance management HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Kyoto temporary staff agency "Progre" forecasts cleaning demand, opens up location in Niseko Photo:Kyoto temporary staff agency "Progre" forecasts cleaning demand, opens up location in Niseko HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido A two story play area, safe even in winter. Installed inside Old Starch Factory in Niseko Photo:A two story play area, safe even in winter. Installed inside Old Starch Factory in Niseko HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido A clash of blues of the sky and the lake surface from the summit of Mt. Fuppushi Photo:A clash of blues of the sky and the lake surface from the summit of Mt. Fuppushi HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Obihiro Wholesale Market to strengthen private brand. New business with imperfect produce Photo:Obihiro Wholesale Market to strengthen private brand. New business with imperfect produce HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Tsuruga purchases Shikotsuko Youth Hostel Photo:Tsuruga purchases Shikotsuko Youth Hostel HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Enjoy campfire and tree sap coffee. A Shiraoi campsite Photo:Enjoy campfire and tree sap coffee. A Shiraoi campsite HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Fishing boats await spring and the dispersal of drift ice on the Okhotsk coast Photo:Fishing boats await spring and the dispersal of drift ice on the Okhotsk coast HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sparse turnout on first day after shortened business-hours request was withdrawn in Hokkaido Photo:Sparse turnout on first day after shortened business-hours request was withdrawn in Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Integrated operations begin at 7 Hokkaido airports Photo:Integrated operations begin at 7 Hokkaido airports HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Returning home after an earthquake, and experiencing exhaustion in the medical field finally led to " the aroma of Niseko" Photo:Returning home after an earthquake, and experiencing exhaustion in the medical field finally led to " the aroma of Niseko" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Steller’s sea eagle and white-tailed eagle in aerial battle for fish over the drift ice Photo:Steller’s sea eagle and white-tailed eagle in aerial battle for fish over the drift ice HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Online Japanese archery match. 200 students competed Photo:Online Japanese archery match. 200 students competed HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Nitori donation sparks "Redevelopment of a Dream". Former Otamoi Amusement Park site Photo:Nitori donation sparks "Redevelopment of a Dream". Former Otamoi Amusement Park site HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First Shiranuka restaurant featured in French gourmet dining guide Photo:First Shiranuka restaurant featured in French gourmet dining guide HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Yellow blossoms delight visitors during peak of mimosa Photo:Yellow blossoms delight visitors during peak of mimosa HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Aromatic drops of Daiginjo sake created by "Shizukudori " filtering at Tanaka Sake Brewery in Otaru Photo:Aromatic drops of Daiginjo sake created by  "Shizukudori " filtering at Tanaka Sake Brewery in Otaru HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Trains stopped until snow clearing work ends after heavy snowfalls in Iwamizawa Photo:Trains stopped until snow clearing work ends after heavy snowfalls in Iwamizawa HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Special "e-sports" hotel opened in Sapporo on March 1 Photo:Special "e-sports" hotel opened in Sapporo on March 1 HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido The least weasel: Small, but a fierce hunter Photo:The least weasel: Small, but a fierce hunter HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Heart illuminated by candlelight. Scenic Night in Kutchan Photo:Heart illuminated by candlelight. Scenic Night in Kutchan HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Muroran Institute of Technology students’ satellite successfully launched in America Photo:Muroran Institute of Technology students’ satellite successfully launched in America HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Banner hung from Nemuro City Hall to celebrate Osaka Naomi’s great achievement Photo:Banner hung from Nemuro City Hall to celebrate Osaka Naomi’s great achievement HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Wild birds survive in severe cold of woodland along Teshio River Photo:Wild birds survive in severe cold of woodland along Teshio River HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Coronavirus vaccinations begin in Hokkaido Photo:Coronavirus vaccinations begin in Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Monitor tour to explore potential for tourism in the Toyama district of Minami-ku, Sapporo Photo:Monitor tour to explore potential for tourism in the Toyama district of Minami-ku, Sapporo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hotel refurbished from Old Russian Consulate, aims for high class to draw high-end guests, 2025 launch target Photo:Hotel refurbished from Old Russian Consulate, aims for high class to draw high-end guests, 2025 launch target HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Working with her horse by her side. An Urakawa "workation" Photo:Working with her horse by her side. An Urakawa "workation" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Food court opens at Hakodate Airport Photo:Food court opens at Hakodate Airport HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Australian and Hong Kong companies integrate businesses in Niseko development Photo:Australian and Hong Kong companies integrate businesses in Niseko development HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sato Tetsuji and Yoshie aimed to quit the rat race and relocate to a regional town, and received unexpected encouragement from the company Photo:Sato Tetsuji and Yoshie aimed to quit the rat race and relocate to a regional town, and received unexpected encouragement from the company  HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Crumbling "Phantom Bridge" Photo: Crumbling "Phantom Bridge" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido The Hokkaido long-tailed tit, a much-loved fluffy ball Photo:The Hokkaido long-tailed tit, a much-loved fluffy ball HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido February business hour curtailment request for restaurants and bars in all Sapporo districts Photo:February business hour curtailment request for restaurants and bars in all Sapporo districts HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University and Sakhalin students interact online Photo:Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University and Sakhalin students interact online HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Steeped in Ainu culture, Akan Yukar Utasa Festival opened. Broadcast free online in lieu of physical audience. Photo:Steeped in Ainu culture, Akan Yukar Utasa Festival opened. Broadcast free online in lieu of physical audience. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Raj from Nepal works hard in stockbreeding in Assabu Photo:Raj from Nepal works hard in stockbreeding in Assabu HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Eighty percent of Lake Mashu freezes, creating a mosaic-like pattern Photo:Eighty percent of Lake Mashu freezes, creating a mosaic-like pattern HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido LCC Peach services to Memanbetsu Airport expected to contribute to tourism in the region Photo:LCC Peach services to Memanbetsu Airport expected to contribute to tourism in the region HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hokkaido dinosaurs assembled for Hokkaido Museum exhibition Photo:Hokkaido dinosaurs assembled for Hokkaido Museum exhibition HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Piste grooming vehicle rides at Tenguyama Ski resort in Otaru Photo:Piste grooming vehicle rides at Tenguyama Ski resort in Otaru HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sables peek out from hole in snow Photo:Sables peek out from hole in snow HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido 100 lanterns of hope float in the night sky Photo:100 lanterns of hope float in the night sky HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Nighttime cross-country at Nakajima Park in Sapporo Photo:Nighttime cross-country at Nakajima Park in Sapporo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido ‘ICT Park’, one of Hokkaido’s largest-scale e-sports facilities opens in Asahikawa Photo:‘ICT Park’, one of Hokkaido’s largest-scale e-sports facilities opens in Asahikawa HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Invisible people? Frozen clothing on display. Photo:Invisible people? Frozen clothing on display. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Frost formations bloom in Sounkyo tunnel Photo:Frost formations bloom in Sounkyo tunnel HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sea otter swims leisurely amidst ocean pancake ice Photo:Sea otter swims leisurely amidst ocean pancake ice HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido ‘Online Sapporo Snow Festival 2021’ held from 4th to 28th Photo:‘Online Sapporo Snow Festival 2021’ held from 4th to 28th HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Café offering ‘morning service’ originating from Aichi, opened by Yamamoto Takao Photo:Café offering ‘morning service’ originating from Aichi, opened by Yamamoto Takao HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Flying squirrels glide from tree to tree amid the darkness Photo:Flying squirrels glide from tree to tree amid the darkness HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hinamatsuri doll display: slightly early, amazingly beautiful Photo:Hinamatsuri doll display: slightly early, amazingly beautiful HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First drift-ice reaches coast of Abashiri in Northeastern Hokkaido on January 31, eleven days earlier than last year Photo:First drift-ice reaches coast of Abashiri in Northeastern Hokkaido on January 31, eleven days earlier than last year HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Otaru Snow Light Path festival officially cancelled Photo:Otaru Snow Light Path festival officially cancelled HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido The best Tsubetsu Wagyu in Japan-The Sakota brothers victorious Photo:The best Tsubetsu Wagyu in Japan-The Sakota brothers victorious HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Snow removal corps supports stable operations at Asahikawa Airport Photo:Snow removal corps supports stable operations at Asahikawa Airport HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido See drift ice scenery online. "On the Rocks Tour" starts in February. Photo:See drift ice scenery online. "On the Rocks Tour" starts in February. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Don snowshoes and walk across thousand-meter-high snow plain in new Nanae Snowpark tour. Photo:Don snowshoes and walk across thousand-meter-high snow plain in new Nanae Snowpark tour. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Steller's sea eagle, aloof figure swathed in sun backdrop Photo:Steller's sea eagle, aloof figure swathed in sun backdrop HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Mirages on freezing mornings in Kushiro Photo:Mirages on freezing mornings in Kushiro HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Special Ainu culture lectures begin at Japanese language school in Higashikawa Photo:Special Ainu culture lectures begin at Japanese language school in Higashikawa HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Lamb with cow markings born on New Year’s Day Photo:Lamb with cow markings born on New Year’s Day HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sweetness of ‘hibernated’ daikon radishes increases under the snow Photo:Sweetness of ‘hibernated’ daikon radishes increases under the snow HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido JR Iwamizawa Station Ema wishes " to pass" Photo:JR Iwamizawa Station Ema wishes " to pass" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido ‘Sairinka’ event begins at Tokachigawa Onsen Photo:‘Sairinka’ event begins at Tokachigawa Onsen HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido AI handles routes to Sapporo sightseeing spots. Trials in February, plan to extend throughout Hokkaido Photo:AI handles routes to Sapporo sightseeing spots. Trials in February, plan to extend throughout Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Foreign students from Mongolia join Sakae High School sumo team Photo:Foreign students from Mongolia join Sakae High School sumo team HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Watanabe team wins special jury award in "Niseko Shootout" Photo:Watanabe team wins special jury award in "Niseko Shootout" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Iwanori seaweed harvesting season starts. Kamome Island, Esashi Town. Photo:Iwanori seaweed harvesting season starts. Kamome Island, Esashi Town. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hakodate City broadcasts promotion shows in Taiwan and China Photo:Hakodate City broadcasts promotion shows in Taiwan and China HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Jozankei "Yukitouro" event to begin on February 5 Photo:Jozankei "Yukitouro" event to begin on February 5 HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Towering ice stalagmites, a world of magic Photo:Towering ice stalagmites, a world of magic HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hokkaido sika deer survive by feeding on thorny branches Photo:Hokkaido sika deer survive by feeding on thorny branches HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Clearing snow off arcade cover together Photo:Clearing snow off arcade cover together HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido ‘Hibernated’ cabbages dug out in Wassamu Photo:‘Hibernated’ cabbages dug out in Wassamu HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Esashi Fishery Cooperative Union launches website to increase post-coronavirus exports Photo:Esashi Fishery Cooperative Union launches website to increase post-coronavirus exports HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido White-tailed eagles gaze on the Strait from grand pine Photo:White-tailed eagles gaze on the Strait from grand pine HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido AIRDO’s first aircraft retired after 22 years of service Photo:AIRDO’s first aircraft retired after 22 years of service HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Hakodate Kaleidoscope of Light" begins Photo:"Hakodate Kaleidoscope of Light" begins HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Dispersing evils sprits on horseback at Hakodate Hachiman Shrine Photo:Dispersing evils sprits on horseback at Hakodate Hachiman Shrine HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Drift ice arrives along the shores of Esashi, 17 days earlier than last year Photo:Drift ice arrives along the shores of Esashi, 17 days earlier than last year HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Seeing out the old year amid the extreme cold of the ‘northernmost point’ – Cape Soya Photo:Seeing out the old year amid the extreme cold of the ‘northernmost point’ – Cape Soya HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Peach launches Chubu service. Departing from New Chitose, 157 passengers on first flight. Photo:Peach launches Chubu service. Departing from New Chitose, 157 passengers on first flight. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First sword striking ceremony takes place at the Japan Steel Works’ Zuisen Sword Forge Photo:First sword striking ceremony takes place at the Japan Steel Works’ Zuisen Sword Forge HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido A group of Steller sea lions migrates the waters of Rausu Photo: A group of Steller sea lions migrates the waters of Rausu HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Returning to Kutchan in pursuit of the ideal way of working Photo:Returning to Kutchan in pursuit of the ideal way of working HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Swans waking elegantly in the morning mist Photo:Swans waking elegantly in the morning mist HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "AI Cleaning Robot" at Hakodate Airport Photo:"AI Cleaning Robot" at Hakodate Airport HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hot spring water shipped in a tank, starting in March Photo:Hot spring water shipped in a tank, starting in March HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Ainu "ward against evil" designed products popular, including masks and ballpoint pens Photo:Ainu "ward against evil" designed products popular, including masks and ballpoint pens HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Snow whipped up by 87 sprinting horses Photo:Snow whipped up by 87 sprinting horses HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Pond-smelt fishing season begins at Mikasa’s Lake Katsurazawa in central Hokkaido Photo:Pond-smelt fishing season begins at Mikasa’s Lake Katsurazawa in central Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Breeding confirmed in multiple areas for red-crowned cranes in northern Hokkaido's Soya region, NPO holds study group in Toyotomi Town Photo:Breeding confirmed in multiple areas for red-crowned cranes in northern Hokkaido's Soya region, NPO holds study group in Toyotomi Town HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Niji no Taki waterfall in Oketo, fantastical freezing Photo:Niji no Taki waterfall in Oketo, fantastical freezing HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Spotlight returns to Northern Hokkaido’s alcohol production thanks to grapes cultivated in Nakatombetsu Photo:Spotlight returns to Northern Hokkaido’s alcohol production thanks to grapes cultivated in Nakatombetsu HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Japanese elm, glorious throughout the seasons, surviving 150 years of rain and snow Photo:Japanese elm, glorious throughout the seasons, surviving 150 years of rain and snow HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Accelerated development and enhanced competitiveness as IST enters manmade satellite business Photo:Accelerated development and enhanced competitiveness as IST enters manmade satellite business HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Pine grosbeak pecks single-mindedly at berries Photo:Pine grosbeak pecks single-mindedly at berries HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Beef cattle ranch Yoshida Bokujo ranks top in Hokkaido at wagyu competition fair Photo:Beef cattle ranch Yoshida Bokujo ranks top in Hokkaido at wagyu competition fair HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Succession of glass ornaments associated with the "ox" zodiac sign produced Photo:Succession of glass ornaments associated with the "ox" zodiac sign produced HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Mizunara oaks cut for whiskey casks, Akkeshi Hokkaido prefectural forest Photo:Mizunara oaks cut for whiskey casks, Akkeshi Hokkaido prefectural forest HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Jewelry ice glows golden Photo:Jewelry ice glows golden HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido The short-eared owl, a disarmingly charming "underdog" Photo:The short-eared owl, a disarmingly charming "underdog" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Japanese mustard from Tokachi – the challenge of cultivating for harvest Photo:Japanese mustard from Tokachi – the challenge of cultivating for harvest HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Handles and seats in Sapporo subway and street cars treated with anti-virus processing Photo:Handles and seats in Sapporo subway and street cars treated with anti-virus processing HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Promoting privatization effect in seven Hokkaido airports. Escalators also considered. Photo:Promoting privatization effect in seven Hokkaido airports. Escalators also considered. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Breakfast tickets that look like horse betting tickets. Popular among overnight guests at the Shizunai Eclipse Hotel. Photo:Breakfast tickets that look like horse betting tickets. Popular among overnight guests at the Shizunai Eclipse Hotel. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Stop drift ice! A shield for scallops. Lake Saroma. Photo:Stop drift ice! A shield for scallops. Lake Saroma. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Arial Footage: Blue Pond, Seasonal Snow Photo:Arial Footage: Blue Pond, Seasonal Snow HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Peak of Gemini meteor shower brings streaks of light to the freezing night skies Photo:Peak of Gemini meteor shower brings streaks of light to the freezing night skies HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Donan Bus asserts in-vehicle safety with ventilation demonstration Photo:Donan Bus asserts in-vehicle safety with ventilation demonstration HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Yet another luxury hotel in Niseko with the opening of the "Ritz Carlton" on December 15 Photo:Yet another luxury hotel in Niseko with the opening of the "Ritz Carlton" on December 15 HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Snow Festival officially canceled Photo:Snow Festival officially canceled HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Long run of nightly fireworks at Toyako Onsen hot spring district, 5 minutes of dazzling light with 250 winter fireworks Photo:Long run of nightly fireworks at Toyako Onsen hot spring district, 5 minutes of dazzling light with 250 winter fireworks HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Making lucky charms at Kitami Shrine to "escape the pandemic" Photo:Making lucky charms at Kitami Shrine to "escape the pandemic" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Fuyuhime" asparagus harvest ramps up in Bihoro Photo:"Fuyuhime" asparagus harvest ramps up in Bihoro HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Morning sunlight paints red-crowned cranes orange as they call to each other Photo:Morning sunlight paints red-crowned cranes orange as they call to each other HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Lake Nukabira ice bubbles Photo:Lake Nukabira ice bubbles HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Every day is "more than expected" after relocating due to headquarter move Photo:Every day is "more than expected" after relocating due to headquarter move HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Former government official Tsuchida Genki puts his faith in the potential of Niseko’s neighboring town Photo:Former government official Tsuchida Genki puts his faith in the potential of Niseko’s neighboring town HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Commemorative event at Hakodate Airport as HAC retires a SAAB aircraft from service Photo:Commemorative event at Hakodate Airport as HAC retires a SAAB aircraft from service HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Melting smiles as migrants from Kamakura open chocolate shop in Hakodate Photo:Melting smiles as migrants from Kamakura open chocolate shop in Hakodate HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Experience-oriented tourism summit, Preparations proceeding for Hokkaido hosting, Some voice concerns Photo:Experience-oriented tourism summit, Preparations proceeding for Hokkaido hosting, Some voice concerns HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Shiroi Koibito focuses on Chinese mail order in change of strategy amid tourist slump Photo:Shiroi Koibito focuses on Chinese mail order in change of strategy amid tourist slump HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Café opens at summit of Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort Photo:Café opens at summit of Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Mountain hare changes to pure white winter coat Photo:Mountain hare changes to pure white winter coat HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Online Article: Starbucks comes to Kitami! Attracted by high school study team? Photo:Online Article: Starbucks comes to Kitami! Attracted by high school study team? HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Father and son serve as Rebun doctors across two generations. Akio returns to his island roots. Photo:Father and son serve as Rebun doctors across two generations. Akio returns to his island roots. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Zenibako is hot! Some say it's the "Kamakura of the North" in Otaru. Population and new shops upsurge. Photo:Zenibako is hot! Some say it's the "Kamakura of the North" in Otaru. Population and new shops upsurge. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Traditional green curry dish, Thai trainees give parent-child lessons Photo:Traditional green curry dish, Thai trainees give parent-child lessons HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Asahikawa based Takasago Shuzo brewery produces "komo daru" sake casks with prayers for pandemic end Photo:Asahikawa based Takasago Shuzo brewery produces "komo daru" sake casks with prayers for pandemic end HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Coronavirus triggers search for new pastures Photo:Coronavirus triggers search for new pastures HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido High class ryokan "Raku Suisan" opens in Kutchan Photo:High class ryokan "Raku Suisan" opens in Kutchan HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Port entrance ceremony in Mombetsu for long-awaited arrival of Garinko-goⅢ Photo:Port entrance ceremony in Mombetsu for long-awaited arrival of Garinko-goⅢ HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Training workshop at Obihiro, teaching Ainu culture as tourism resource Photo:Training workshop at Obihiro, teaching Ainu culture as tourism resource HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Otaru high-school student Niikawa qualifies for all-Hokkaido English speech contest with nuclear waste problem-themed speech Photo:Otaru high-school student Niikawa qualifies for all-Hokkaido English speech contest with nuclear waste problem-themed speech HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Birdwatchers gather in Betsukai to observe Brent geese flying in to Notsuke Bay Photo:Birdwatchers gather in Betsukai to observe Brent geese flying in to Notsuke Bay HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Hamanaka Farm Sea Urchin" shipped nationwide under unified brand name with Lupin popularity backing Photo:"Hamanaka Farm Sea Urchin" shipped nationwide under unified brand name with Lupin popularity backing HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Heart-shaped pair of Ural owls Photo:Heart-shaped pair of Ural owls HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Kato Ryosuke and his wife attempt a new start after becoming frustration by changing jobs Photo:Kato Ryosuke and his wife attempt a new start after becoming frustration by changing jobs HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Ikeda "Yamasachi" joins international stage as first Hokkaido original wine grape, Heading towards a global "Yamasachi" Photo:Ikeda "Yamasachi" joins international stage as first Hokkaido original wine grape, Heading towards a global "Yamasachi" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First Kushiro banana harvest, Hokkaido Sky Farm Photo:First Kushiro banana harvest, Hokkaido Sky Farm HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido A group of sea otters relax in the water Photo:A group of sea otters relax in the water HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Winter lights: Sapporo White Illumination starts Photo:Winter lights: Sapporo White Illumination starts HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Shipments of Chanmery in time for the family toast this Xmas! Photo:Shipments of Chanmery in time for the family toast this Xmas! HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Popular Oiwake ‘stationmaster cat’ sees off express trains during walks Photo:Popular Oiwake ‘stationmaster cat’ sees off express trains during walks HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Operation of ‘Snow Miku’ Sapporo City streetcar begins Photo:Operation of ‘Snow Miku’ Sapporo City streetcar begins HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Japan Cup Victory is Almond Eye’s Crowning Glory Photo:Japan Cup Victory is Almond Eye’s Crowning Glory HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Skiers determined not to be beaten by the Coronavirus head for the slopes for the first time this season as Mt. Kurodake opens Photo:Skiers determined not to be beaten by the Coronavirus head for the slopes for the first time this season as Mt. Kurodake opens HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Kamata Satoshi, who quit the prestigious Toray company to become a ‘local vitalization cooperator’ in Niseko Photo:Kamata Satoshi, who quit the prestigious Toray company to become a ‘local vitalization cooperator’ in Niseko HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Taiwanese Xie Jiaqi advertises wonderfulness of Wakanai from foreign perspective Photo:Taiwanese Xie Jiaqi advertises wonderfulness of Wakanai from foreign perspective HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Student-guided Hokkaido University tours popular, Spotlight on micro-tourism Photo:Student-guided Hokkaido University tours popular, Spotlight on micro-tourism HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Niseko Express on display, preserved train car installed at train station front Photo:Niseko Express on display, preserved train car installed at train station front HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Seven Nanae-brand "Nanamitsuki" apples sold for 70,000 yen at first auction Photo:Seven Nanae-brand "Nanamitsuki" apples sold for 70,000 yen at first auction HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Qvevri" back after 12 years, produced in tradition of wine-birthplace Georgia Photo:"Qvevri" back after 12 years, produced in tradition of wine-birthplace Georgia HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido brown bear cub learns to live by copying its mother Photo:brown bear cub learns to live by copying its mother HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Salmon run spins the thread of life up Kushiro River tributaries Photo:Salmon run spins the thread of life up Kushiro River tributaries HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Filipino woman opens her dream café in Rausu more than 30 years after arriving in Japan Photo:Filipino woman opens her dream café in Rausu more than 30 years after arriving in Japan HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Stormy sea art "spume" on Rumoi coast Photo:Stormy sea art "spume" on Rumoi coast HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Pokémon on Tomakomai City manhole cover Photo:Pokémon on Tomakomai City manhole cover HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Christmas illumination lighting ceremony at Sapporo Factory Photo:Christmas illumination lighting ceremony at Sapporo Factory HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Vivid beads and embroidery of northern peoples temporarily on display at Kushiro Art Museum Photo:Vivid beads and embroidery of northern peoples temporarily on display at Kushiro Art Museum HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Seven top curling teams gather in Wakkanai Photo:Seven top curling teams gather in Wakkanai HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Eurasian nuthatch Photo: Eurasian nuthatch HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Malaysian government agency awards Yotsuba for its contribution to halal certification Photo:Malaysian government agency awards Yotsuba for its contribution to halal certification HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First Japanese-language edition of ‘Powder Life’ conveying the appeal to domestic tourists Photo:First Japanese-language edition of ‘Powder Life’ conveying the appeal to domestic tourists HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Harvest season: Wheat loaded and shipped from Abashiri port facility Photo:Harvest season: Wheat loaded and shipped from Abashiri port facility HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Craft beer made with delicious Higashikawa water – Higashikawa Ale unveiled Photo:Craft beer made with delicious Higashikawa water – Higashikawa Ale unveiled HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Aerial stroll – Mt. Yotei Photo:Aerial stroll – Mt. Yotei HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido 【People】Korean C.E.O. Eum Youngjoon continues to convey Hokkaido’s appeal Photo:【People】Korean C.E.O. Eum Youngjoon continues to convey Hokkaido’s appeal HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Blue Canal" - Magical glittering illumination Photo:"Blue Canal" - Magical glittering illumination HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Fixed salmon nets: Fishermen move together to pull in full catches Photo:Fixed salmon nets: Fishermen move together to pull in full catches HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido HAC Memanbetsu - Okadama flights resumed after eight years, 62 passengers on first day Photo:HAC Memanbetsu - Okadama flights resumed after eight years, 62 passengers on first day HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sensing the scale with a stroll on Asahikawa Airport runway Photo:Sensing the scale with a stroll on Asahikawa Airport runway HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sarobetsu turns golden in late autumn Photo:Sarobetsu turns golden in late autumn HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Kutaniyaki exhibition begins at Otaru Museum of Art Photo:Kutaniyaki exhibition begins at Otaru Museum of Art HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido PR event to attract international conferences held at large garden next to JR Asahikawa Station Photo:PR event to attract international conferences held at large garden next to JR Asahikawa Station HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Red and yellow trees reflected on Hachironuma Pond Photo:Red and yellow trees reflected on Hachironuma Pond HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido The Hokkaido red squirrel Photo:The Hokkaido red squirrel HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hokkaido raccoon dogs enjoy burrowing in autumn leaves Photo:Hokkaido raccoon dogs enjoy burrowing in autumn leaves HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Peach starts daily round-trip New Chitose–Naha service Photo:Peach starts daily round-trip New Chitose–Naha service HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Magical light from Sapporo Clock Tower Photo:Magical light from Sapporo Clock Tower HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Nakayama Pass, the curved Muine-Ohashi Bridge Photo:Nakayama Pass, the curved Muine-Ohashi Bridge HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Blue Pond floodlit fantasy Photo:Blue Pond floodlit fantasy HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Straight and hilly, the Kamifurano Roller Coaster Street Photo:Straight and hilly, the Kamifurano Roller Coaster Street HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hokkaido alcohol aging in the Tsugaru Strait Photo:Hokkaido alcohol aging in the Tsugaru Strait HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sea of clouds covers Lake Kussharo, deep red Photo:Sea of clouds covers Lake Kussharo, deep red HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Condensing natural savoury flavour, toba-making peaks Photo:Condensing natural savoury flavour, toba-making peaks HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Tundra Swans rest their wings Photo:Tundra Swans rest their wings HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Autumn sunflowers watched over by snow-capped Mt. Yotei Photo:Autumn sunflowers watched over by snow-capped Mt. Yotei HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Light show in sync with images of Hatsune Miku Photo:Light show in sync with images of Hatsune Miku HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Massive Okhotsk beet harvesting Photo:Massive Okhotsk beet harvesting HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Autumn foliage spreads in Kushiro and Nemuro Photo:Autumn foliage spreads in Kushiro and Nemuro HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Pika Photo:Pika HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Several hundred brown-eared bulbul birds fly to their winter home Photo:Several hundred brown-eared bulbul birds fly to their winter home HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Attracting customers with one-coin-lunch service - Many izakayas join in Photo:Attracting customers with one-coin-lunch service - Many izakayas join in HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hokkaido Centennial Memorial Tower, Silhouette extending outwards from "snowflake" design Photo:Hokkaido Centennial Memorial Tower, Silhouette extending outwards from "snowflake" design HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hoof of Giraffe Cared for Without Anesthetic at Obihiro Zoo Photo:Hoof of Giraffe Cared for Without Anesthetic at Obihiro Zoo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Noboribetsu junior high school students perform traditional "Kuma Mai" dance Photo:Noboribetsu junior high school students perform traditional "Kuma Mai" dance HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Banya Base for Both Work and Vacation Photo:Banya Base for Both Work and Vacation HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Take-off from Lake Toya Photo:Take-off from Lake Toya HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Timetable Open Data Expected to Help Increase Tourist Numbers Photo:Timetable Open Data Expected to Help Increase Tourist Numbers HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Crested Kingfisher Photo:Crested Kingfisher HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Special train "Sanshi-Suimei " welcomed by Furano residents Photo:Special train "Sanshi-Suimei " welcomed by Furano residents HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido GPS Used to Locate Grazing Cattle Photo:GPS Used to Locate Grazing Cattle HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Mount Hakuundake mountain refuge hut, rebuilding complete Photo:Mount Hakuundake mountain refuge hut, rebuilding complete HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Lisa Larson exhibition opens Photo:Lisa Larson exhibition opens HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Colors change to adzuki as bean harvesting begins in earnest in Tokachi Photo:Colors change to adzuki as bean harvesting begins in earnest in Tokachi HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Muroran City Japanese language school opened in October Photo:Muroran City Japanese language school opened in October HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Enjoying German Beer in Otaru Photo:Enjoying German Beer in Otaru HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hadrosaurus Relocated Photo:Hadrosaurus Relocated HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Projection of Images in Momijidani, Sounkyo Photo:Projection of Images in Momijidani, Sounkyo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Lack of Precipitation Leaves Taushubetsu River Bridge Unsubmerged Photo:Lack of Precipitation Leaves Taushubetsu River Bridge Unsubmerged HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Spirits of the Kamuy landscape Yezo sika deer Photo:Spirits of the Kamuy landscape   Yezo sika deer HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Grape quality excellent, should make wonderful wine Photo:Grape quality excellent, should make wonderful wine HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hokkaido product fairs resumed at Tokyo Metropolitan area department stores, very popular Photo:Hokkaido product fairs resumed at Tokyo Metropolitan area department stores, very popular HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Children watching demon fireworks up-close in Noboribetsu Photo:Children watching demon fireworks up-close in Noboribetsu HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido No cruise ships visit Hokkaido ports, corona pandemic impact, 147 cancellations this year Photo:No cruise ships visit Hokkaido ports, corona pandemic impact, 147 cancellations this year HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Film "Ito" shot on location around Hokkaido Photo:Film "Ito" shot on location around Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Apple harvesting is reaching its peak in Otoecho in Fukagawa City. Photo:Apple harvesting is reaching its peak in Otoecho in Fukagawa City. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Harvesting tribute rice in saotome costumes Photo:Harvesting tribute rice in saotome costumes HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First Mount Asahidake snow cap one day later than average Photo:First Mount Asahidake snow cap one day later than average HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Lupicia craft beer brewery completed Photo:Lupicia craft beer brewery completed HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Old Russian Consulate opens to public Photo:Old Russian Consulate opens to public HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Giant Snakes" sprouting in sand shore at sunset Photo:"Giant Snakes" sprouting in sand shore at sunset HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Fuji Dream Airlines flies charter flight into Wakkanai Airport the first time this season Photo:Fuji Dream Airlines flies charter flight into Wakkanai Airport the first time this season HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido American-headed company opens cafe & bar in traditional Japanese house in Rankoshi Photo:American-headed company opens cafe & bar in traditional Japanese house in Rankoshi HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Ainu ritual welcoming akisake salmon in Sapporo Photo:Ainu ritual welcoming akisake salmon in Sapporo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Celebration cake for long-lived Denali at Maruyama Zoo Photo:Celebration cake for long-lived Denali at Maruyama Zoo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Kayak test run at magnificent Sea of Okhotsk Photo:Kayak test run at magnificent Sea of Okhotsk HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Save "Yoshino Suzu Rose", Fukagawa City promotion Photo:Save "Yoshino Suzu Rose", Fukagawa City promotion HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Making Southern Hokkaido a winery spot, Training new grape farmers Photo:Making Southern Hokkaido a winery spot, Training new grape farmers HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido UNESCO advisory body investigates Kita-Kogane Shell Mound Photo:UNESCO advisory body investigates Kita-Kogane Shell Mound HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Manager of Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, welcoming its 30th anniversary Photo:Manager of Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, welcoming its 30th anniversary HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Shinhidaka dessert parlor launches refreshing gelato to resounding praise Photo:Shinhidaka dessert parlor launches refreshing gelato to resounding praise HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Yoichi Station area building houses hotel, Spanish cuisine restaurant opens first Photo:Yoichi Station area building houses hotel, Spanish cuisine restaurant opens first HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Cliff stonecrop flowers bloom in Cape Erimo Photo:Cliff stonecrop flowers bloom in Cape Erimo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Halal certified milk beverages available Photo:Halal certified milk beverages available HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sapporo City and Fuji Dream Airlines signed partnership agreement Photo:Sapporo City and Fuji Dream Airlines signed partnership agreement HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Former Hokkaido Government Building reopened to public Photo:Former Hokkaido Government Building reopened to public HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Kitami onion shipments thriving Photo:Kitami onion shipments thriving HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Strange potato looks like cow face Photo:Strange potato looks like cow face HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Rare triplet goats born at Asahikawa ranch Photo:Rare triplet goats born at Asahikawa ranch HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Shibetsu Samurai Blades enter HBL Photo:Shibetsu Samurai Blades enter HBL HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido A walking event in Yubari at the area flooded by a dam Photo:A walking event in Yubari at the area flooded by a dam HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Working in the sky, Airplane class at a Hakodate elementary school Photo:Working in the sky, Airplane class at a Hakodate elementary school HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Commemorative ceremony at Cape Soya, 37 years after Korean Air Lines Flight Incident Photo:Commemorative ceremony at Cape Soya, 37 years after Korean Air Lines Flight Incident HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Bear feeding damage in dent corn field Photo:Bear feeding damage in dent corn field HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Smaller scale, same amazement - Nachi Biei Fire Festival Photo:Smaller scale, same amazement - Nachi Biei Fire Festival HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Earliest autumn colors in Japan" color Mount Hokuchin Photo:"Earliest autumn colors in Japan" color Mount Hokuchin HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Art made by aquatic plants and wind, "Tsutsuji Marsh" in Bifuka Photo:Art made by aquatic plants and wind, "Tsutsuji Marsh" in Bifuka HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Harvesting barley for 100% Akkeshi made whiskey Photo:Harvesting barley for 100% Akkeshi made whiskey HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Fragrant red shiso, harvest peak in Shiranuka Photo:Fragrant red shiso, harvest peak in Shiranuka HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Monitoring tour for telecommuting at herring fisherman lodging house (banya) in Otaru Photo:Monitoring tour for telecommuting at herring fisherman lodging house (banya) in Otaru HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Indian employees doubled at Hidaka Farms Photo:Indian employees doubled at Hidaka Farms HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Passionate gaze from cockpit? Photo:Passionate gaze from cockpit? HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hops harvest peak season in Kamifurano Photo:Hops harvest peak season in Kamifurano HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Shizunai Agricultural High School produced horse fetched 25 million yen at auction, students exclaim, "I can't believe it!" Photo:Shizunai Agricultural High School produced horse fetched 25 million yen at auction, students exclaim, "I can't believe it!" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Children Experience Honey Collecting at Bee Farm in Kunneppu Photo:Children Experience Honey Collecting at Bee Farm in Kunneppu HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Plump soba seeds, harvesting starts at Shintoku farm Photo:Plump soba seeds, harvesting starts at Shintoku farm HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Art in field prays for an end to novel coronavirus - Ashoro Town Photo:Art in field prays for an end to novel coronavirus - Ashoro Town HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Skatepark in Kutchan – opened outside a cafe Photo:Skatepark in Kutchan – opened outside a cafe HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Traditional boat launching - Ainu ceremony at Biratori Photo:Traditional boat launching - Ainu ceremony at Biratori HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido "Drive-in fireworks"at Sapporo's Takino Suzuran Hillside Park Photo:"Drive-in fireworks"at Sapporo's Takino Suzuran Hillside Park HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Nicholas Observation Tower registered as Night View Heritage of Japan Photo:Nicholas Observation Tower registered as Night View Heritage of Japan HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sanma fish shortage, "Even in international waters" - 1,200 yen per fish at storefronts! Photo:Sanma fish shortage, "Even in international waters" - 1,200 yen per fish at storefronts! HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Cape Ogon in Rumoi City is known for its beautiful sunset. Photo:Cape Ogon in Rumoi City is known for its beautiful sunset. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sunflowers welcome planes at Memanbetsu Airport Photo:Sunflowers welcome planes at Memanbetsu Airport HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Original Washo Ichiba Market Shopping Bag Photo:Original Washo Ichiba Market Shopping Bag HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Growing bananas with surplus heat from biogas energy generation Photo:Growing bananas with surplus heat from biogas energy generation HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hidaka Line to be discontinued next March Photo:Hidaka Line to be discontinued next March HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hokkaido ski resort comprehensive guidelines drafted Photo:Hokkaido ski resort comprehensive guidelines drafted HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Memorial flames for the "Three Ship Tragedy" Photo:Memorial flames for the "Three Ship Tragedy" HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Environment-friendly electric cruise boat launched on the Otaru Canal Photo:Environment-friendly electric cruise boat launched on the Otaru Canal HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido 10,000 kaluga sturgeons hatched. One hundred times the normal amount of this rare species. Photo:10,000 kaluga sturgeons hatched. One hundred times the normal amount of this rare species. HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Enjoying Cool Feeling with Snow Slide in Summer at Kyowa Town Photo:Enjoying Cool Feeling with Snow Slide in Summer at Kyowa Town HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Animals given ice on hot summer day in Sapporo Photo:Animals given ice on hot summer day in Sapporo HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sapporo's Climate Receives Good Evaluation for Marathon and Race Walking for Tokyo Olympics from Field Verification Photo:Sapporo's Climate Receives Good Evaluation for Marathon and Race Walking for Tokyo Olympics from Field Verification HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido A cool gift on a hot summer day Photo:A cool gift on a hot summer day HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Full bloom soba flowers, vivid against the seashore Photo:Full bloom soba flowers, vivid against the seashore HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Eleven towns in Hokkaido experience population increases; hiring of foreign employees help boost population growth rate at resort areas Photo:Eleven towns in Hokkaido experience population increases; hiring of foreign employees help boost population growth rate at resort areas HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Large scale Niseko resort developed with Chinese capital Photo:Large scale Niseko resort developed with Chinese capital HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Cheers at Tanukikoji Terrace Photo:Cheers at Tanukikoji Terrace HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hidaka Kombu Kelp Sun-Drying Now in Season Photo:Hidaka Kombu Kelp Sun-Drying Now in Season HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Only Hokkaido Water Flushing at Nakasatunai Dam Photo:Only Hokkaido Water Flushing at Nakasatunai Dam HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Refreshing and cooling chimes at the Furin Matsuri Photo:Refreshing and cooling chimes at the Furin Matsuri HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sunflowers, the Flowers of Yakumo Town Photo:Sunflowers, the Flowers of Yakumo Town HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First horse riding club opened in Kyogoku Town Photo:First horse riding club opened in Kyogoku Town HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Prayers to kamuy at Akanko Onsen for an end to covid-19 Photo:Prayers to kamuy at Akanko Onsen for an end to covid-19 HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Sapporo Symphony Orchestra performance after five month hiatus Photo:Sapporo Symphony Orchestra performance after five month hiatus HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Brown Bear Gets MRI Scan Photo:Brown Bear Gets MRI Scan HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Luxurious sightseeing train arrives in Hokkaido Photo:Luxurious sightseeing train arrives in Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Fully equipped barrier-free restaurant Photo:Fully equipped barrier-free restaurant HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Outdoor tourism popular in Sea of Okhotsk seaside area Photo:Outdoor tourism popular in Sea of Okhotsk seaside area HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Olympic medal cases sent to Games Organizing Committee Photo:Olympic medal cases sent to Games Organizing Committee HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido First Ever Treetop Trekking Facility in Eastern Hokkaido Opened Photo:First Ever Treetop Trekking Facility in Eastern Hokkaido Opened HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Hydrangeas in Full Bloom at Matsumae Park Photo:Hydrangeas in Full Bloom at Matsumae Park HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Peach Aviation launches first Narita flight from Kushiro Airport Photo:Peach Aviation launches first Narita flight from Kushiro Airport HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Two Vietnamese couples married in Shibetsu Photo:Two Vietnamese couples married in Shibetsu HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Kan Yasuda awarded Architectural Institute of Japan award Photo:Kan Yasuda awarded Architectural Institute of Japan award HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Ezonyu in full bloom on northern Japan Sea coast Photo:Ezonyu in full bloom on northern Japan Sea coast HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido White sea of clouds blankets downtown Hakodate Photo:White sea of clouds blankets downtown Hakodate HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Walk on water - on paddleboards Photo:Walk on water - on paddleboards HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Purple Blanketed Lavender Fields in Full Bloom Photo:Purple Blanketed Lavender Fields in Full Bloom HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Surprise fireworks display symbolizes hope of corona virus abatement Photo:Surprise fireworks display symbolizes hope of corona virus abatement HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Lavenders in full bloom across Hokkaido Photo:Lavenders in full bloom across Hokkaido HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Automatic Ventilation for Cow Barns as Heat Countermeasure Photo:Automatic Ventilation for Cow Barns as Heat Countermeasure HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Buckwheat Flower Covered Hills Photo:Buckwheat Flower Covered Hills HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Snacks served at Sapporo shogi title match attract attention Photo:Snacks served at Sapporo shogi title match attract attention HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Comet shines above Tsubetsu Pass at dawn Photo:Comet shines above Tsubetsu Pass at dawn HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Marchen no Oka-Fairy Tale Hill Turns Golden Photo:Marchen no Oka-Fairy Tale Hill Turns Golden HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Photo Studio with Guesthouse Opens Photo:Photo Studio with Guesthouse Opens HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Herring Roe Sun-Drying Started Photo:Herring Roe Sun-Drying Started HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Water basin adorned with flowers at Obihiro Shrine Photo:Water basin adorned with flowers at Obihiro Shrine HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Luxury Condominium in Furano Sold Out Photo:Luxury Condominium in Furano Sold Out HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Monbetsu-Haneda commemorative flight Photo:Monbetsu-Haneda commemorative flight HOKKAIDO NOW What’s New in Hokkaido Bright red cherries-Yummy! 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