mystery

All about the SHISA Lions of Okinawa-the Stone Guardians of Japan

Off the shores of Kyushu (the third largest island of Japan), there are a number of volcanic islands flowing south-west towards Taiwan. These are named the Ryukyu Islands, also known as the Nansei Islands, but many people simply call them Okinawa because two thirds of them form the Okinawa prefecture of Japan. In the center…

Yonaguni Jima – A mysterious Japanese underwater city

Near the Ryukyu islands, 120km east of Taiwan, lies underwater mystery that has puzzled scientists for almost three decades. The taken pictures look amazing and many questions arise immediately. Japanese Atlantis? Discovered coincidentally in 1986, a Japanese version of an Atlantis can be found in the ocean. Explanations vary from a sunken city, or as…