The meteor was seen descending towards earth for a few seconds, before emitting a powerful light.
The fireball lit up the skies over wide areas of western Japan.
Genichi is the first student to graduate from a Japanese university with a master’s degree in ninja studies.
By Preeti Jha
Crown Prince Fumihito has officially been declared heir to the throne during a ceremony in Tokyo.
By Andreas Illmer
By Yvette Tan
Timber from Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture were used in temples and shrines for hundreds of years.
By Rupert Wingfield-Hayes