fall foliage forecast for 2018：
https://tenki.jp/forecaster/y_nakagawa/2018/09/11/2051.html (Japanese version only)
The fall colors have begun in the Taisetsu mountain range, Hokkaido. (September 16, 2018)
Daisetsuzan National Park Sounkyo Visitor Center:
when and where to see fall foliage:
https://sp.jorudan.co.jp/leaf/ (Japanese version only)
http://www.rurubu.com/season/autumn/koyo/ (Japanese version only)
https://koyo.walkerplus.com/ (Japanese version only)
fireworks displays (Japanese version only):
fireworks festivals will also be held in October and November!
Sunday, August 15, 2010
the anniversary of the end of the Pacific War
On this day in 1945, Japan made an unconditional surrender, which led to the end of the Pacific War. The annual Memorial Ceremony for the War Dead is held on this day.
In South Korea, August 15th is a public holiday to celebrate liberation from Japanese rule.