Shinjuku Gyoen Night Event Wows Foreign Visitors

Shinjuku Gyoen night event wows foreign visitors

A national garden in central Tokyo is attracting foreign tourists by allowing them to see illuminated cherry trees and traditional performing arts during nighttime hours.

Shinjuku Gyoen usually closes for the day at 6 p.m. But in response to requests from foreign visitors, it now opens between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. for the five days from Sunday.

Talk With Travelers: Gora Koen Comes Alive At Night With Light, Music Extravaganza

TALK WITH TRAVELERS: Gora Koen comes alive at night with light, music extravaganza

Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories featuring the aesthetic landscapes of Mount Fuji, Hakone in Kanagawa Prefecture and Izu in Shizuoka Prefecture, which have been visited by an increasing number of tourists from overseas. Based on conversations with travelers, the series casts light on sceneries and cultural heritages that gave form to these areas.

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Night Viewing Of Cherry Blossoms In Kyoto Returns After 3 Years

Night viewing of cherry blossoms in Kyoto returns after 3 years

KYOTO--Due to popular demand, a night-time cherry blossom viewing event will return along the Shirakawa river in the city's Gion-Shinbashi district in Higashiyama Ward for the first time in three years.

The event to light up cherry blossoms was canceled after spring 2016 due to safety concerns following a rapid increase in the number of visitors.

Sdf: Search For Us Crew To Continue Through Night

SDF: Search for US crew to continue through night

The head of Japan's Self-Defense Forces says the search for US military personnel missing after their aircraft crashed will continue through the night.

Katsutoshi Kawano told reporters on Thursday that 3 vessels and 15 planes of the SDF are searching for the 5 crewmembers.

Android Update Forces 'night Mode' When Battery Saver Is Enabled

Android Update Forces 'Night Mode' When Battery Saver Is Enabled

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Google loves the color white. The majority of Google’s apps and services on both the web and mobile use a lot of white in its design, which we can’t say we blame them for using because it does help to create a very clean and minimalist look which helps in the app’s overall user-friendliness.

How To Enable Night Mode On Android

How To Enable Night Mode On Android

Some might not know this, but the blue light emitted by your smartphone, tablet or computer screen, causes severe eye strain, which in return makes it less likely for you to have a good night sleep.

In this tutorial, we are going to be guiding you through the two best options you have to save yourself from the harmful blue light, by making use of ‘Night Mode’ on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Yasuda To Arrive In Japan On Thursday Night

Yasuda to arrive in Japan on Thursday night

Japanese freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda is on his way home after being held captive by militants in Syria for more than 3 years.

Yasuda left Istanbul, Turkey, early on Thursday. He is due to arrive in Japan on Thursday night.

Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night & Rondo Of Blood Haunt Announced For Ps4

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood Haunt Announced For PS4

If you’re a fan of the Castlevania series and wouldn’t mind reliving some classics, then you might be very excited and pleased to learn that Konami has announced that two Castlevania classics will be making its way onto the Sony PS4 next month. This comes in the form of Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night, both of which are scheduled for a release on the 26th of October.

Night-time Lighting Back In Quake-hit Sapporo

Night-time lighting back in quake-hit Sapporo

Night-time lighting has returned to the city of Sapporo in Hokkaido, about 2 weeks after a powerful earthquake hit the northern Japanese prefecture.

The September 6th quake caused an emergency shutdown of the Tomatoh-Atsuma thermal plant, the largest in Hokkaido, and that triggered a blackout affecting about 2.95 million households across the prefecture. Even after power was restored, many shops and restaurants kept neon signs and lights off at night to conserve electricity.

Foreign Tourists Spend Night At Shelter In Sapporo

Foreign tourists spend night at shelter in Sapporo

About 500 tourists, including foreigners, have spent a night at an emergency shelter in Sapporo, the capital city of Japan's quake-hit prefecture of Hokkaido.

The city has set up 5 shelters for travelers who have been stranded. The nearby airport is shut down and train services are suspended.

Over 3,000 Spend The Night At Kansai Airport

Over 3,000 spend the night at Kansai Airport

More than 3,000 stranded people are spending the night at Kansai International Airport in western Japan after a typhoon caused a tanker to crash into a bridge connecting the airport with the mainland.

The airport operator says about 2,600 people are staying in the 2 terminals and 350 are in commercial facilities and hotels. The passengers have been given snacks.

Night-time Clinic Set Up In Disaster-hit Mabi

Night-time clinic set up in disaster-hit Mabi

A temporary night-time clinic has been set up at an evacuation center in a town in western Japan that was hit hard by the recent record rainfall.

A Tokyo-based non-profit organization began treating patients on Tuesday at an elementary school in Mabi that is being used as a shelter.

Sony Brings Night Light And One-handed Mode To Xperia Xz2

Sony brings Night Light and One-handed mode to Xperia XZ2

Sony Mobile will finally add a ‘Night Light' mode to its official Xperia firmware for the first time. The new feature will be introduced in the Xperia XZ2, with the option found under the Display settings. We really enjoyed using the feature when Sony had included Night Light in its Xperia Concept firmware, so we're excited to see that Sony is baking this into its official firmware now.