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Flour Fireflies Fruit and Dog Gone

Strange Stolen Stuff FUSSA – Fireflies flying around Fussa are being stolen, prompting careful counting by neighborhod-watch patrols. Fussa’s Hotaru Koen (firefly park), in the western suburbs of Tokyo, is famous for its fireflies. The annual Fussa Firefly Festival in mid-June attracts tens of thousands of people. Usually 200-to-300 lightning bugs could be seen at

Gorgeous Souvenirs Judged

Most Attractive Gifts Announced Found a beautiful gift in Japan? How does it compare to winners of the second “Attractive Souvenir” contest held by The Visit Japan Campaign (Yokoso Japan)? Some winners: Food Category, using regionally produced ingredients Gold Prize – Nambu Hand-baked Senbei Rice Cracker Set Bronze Prize – Kameya Grated Wasabi Mustard Crafts