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3000 pieces

Mt. Fuji
© Yanoman
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Mt. Fuji from Lake Motosu

On a still, clear day, Lake Motosu lies like a sheet of glass beneath Fuji's snow cone.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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A Yanoman puzzle: 3000 pieces; 107 x 77 cm (42" x 30")
Code: Y3020 (30-20 on box)
Retail price ¥6500

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2542 pieces

Fuji reflected
© Epoch
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Fuji reflected

A perfect reflection of Mount Fuji against a dramatic sky. This view is from the north-west, across Shōjiko, the smallest of the "five lakes" that lie around the base of the mountain.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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Discontinued May 2017
An Epoch puzzle: 2542 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E75503 (75-503 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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2016 pieces

Heaven and Earth - Red Fuji
© Kimura Keigo

Heaven and Earth - Red Fuji (Keigo)

A classic composition: the deep red Fuji, surrounded by golden sky and mist...

Born in Kyoto in 1944, Kimura Keigo spent a halcyon childhood collecting beetles in the hills to the east of the old capital. A love of nature brought the desire to paint - animals, trees, rocks, and the traditional subjects from dragons to waterfalls.

Kimura is his family name, and as is usual with artists he uses his given name professionally, but does not appear to sign his paintings.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 2016 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E23016 (23-016 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Fuji and phoenix
© Harai Kayomi / Studio Oz

Fuji and phoenix (Kayomi)

A phoenix in dazzling colours, set against red Fuji in the background - a traditional composition, yet in Kayomi's distinctive "feathery" style of painting.

Detail

No biographical details available. She signs her given name Kayomi in Roman letters.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 2016 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E23302 (23-302 on box)
Retail price ¥3600

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Red Fuji
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Red Fuji (Hokusai)

Properly known as "Mt. Fuji in clear weather," this is number two in the famous series of thirty-six views by Hokusai.

Brief bio of Hokusai

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book).

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 2016 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E23528 (23-528 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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Wave
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Wave (Hokusai)

The famous wave is number one in the famous series of views of Mt. Fuji. It is more properly known as "In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa."

The waves not only dwarf the figures in the boats, but manage to make Fuji look tiny, seen only in the far distance.

Brief bio of Hokusai

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book).

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 2016 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E23531 (23-531 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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Fuji with flowers
© Noriyuki Katayama
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Fuji with flowers

The lake across which we see Mount Fuji is fringed with a wide expanse of the low-growing shibazakura, or moss phlox, a common garden plant in Japan.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 2016 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E23582 (23-582 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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2014 pieces

Mt Fuji horses
© Tatsuji Kajita

Mt. Fuji horses (Kajita)

White horses gather below Mt. Fuji at dawn to show off their strength. A traditional theme, yet in Kajita's unmistakably vivid style.

Detail

Born in Nagoya in 1936, the artist became a successful illustrator of books, and commercial articles. In the late 1980s, he embarked on a second career, in oil painting, with which he has had many personal exhibitions.

He paints a wide range of subjects, signing the more traditional pictures with the characters for his given name, Tatsuji, together with a seal, whereas on the illustration-style paintings of trains and sailing ships he signs "T. Kajita" in the western style.

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A Yanoman puzzle: 2014 pieces; 107 x 77 cm (42" x 30")
Code: Y20180 (20-180 on box)
Retail price ¥4800

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2000 pieces

Lucky white horse
© Ozuma Kaname

Lucky white horse (Kaname)

A most auspicious painting. We have the white winged horse looking rather handsome, and surrounded by the four gods, with a red Fuji in the background. In case you have difficulty counting the four gods, you have to know that one of them, Genbu, often appears as a snake intertwined with a turtle.

Detail

The painter Ozuma Kaname was born in 1939, in Niigata. He studied traditional Japanese art, and his pictures are generally based on traditional themes.

Ozuma is his family name: he signs paintings with the single character of his given name only.

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An Appleone puzzle: 2000 pieces; 102 x 73 cm (40" x 29")
Code: A20041 (2000-041 on box)
Retail price ¥5800

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1518 pieces

Mount Fuji panorama
© Epoch
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Mount Fuji panorama

In this panorama, Mt Fuji is seen from high on the hills to the north, across Kawaguchi lake.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1518 pieces; 102 x 34 cm (40" x 13")
Code: E18501 (18-501 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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1500 pieces

Fuji reflected
© Epoch
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Fuji reflected

A perfect reflection of Mount Fuji against a dramatic sky. This view is from the north-west, across Shōjiko, the smallest of the "five lakes" that lie around the base of the mountain.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

This puzzle is one of the series of Epoch "grading" puzzles, and at two-kyu it is meant to be fairly difficult.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1500 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E14503 (14-503 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Hawk, Fuji, and pine
© Harai Kayomi / Studio Oz

Hawk, Fuji, and pine (Kayomi)

The combination of hawk, pine, and Fuji is an auspicious one, the hawk a symbol of strength, the evergreen pine a sign of endurance, and the red Mount Fuji a sacred Shinto symbol. Kayomi's hawk almost fills the frame, and indeed looks a fearsome predator.

No biographical details available. She signs her given name Kayomi in Roman letters.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1500 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E15058 (15-058 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Year of the horse
© Mori Seikaku

Year of the Horse (Seikaku)

Find stallions parade before an auspiciously red Mount Fuji. All the usual symbols of good fortune, including a shogi koma with the character for horse (馬) in mirror writing, which is also said to be a good thing.

No biographical details, but the artist Mori Seikaku specialises in animal and flower scroll paintings. He signs his work the traditional way, with the characters for his given (brush) name, Seikaku (lit. 'nest of the crane') and a seal of the same.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1500 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E15073 (15-073 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Year of the ram
© Mori Seikaku

Year of the Ram (Seikaku)

The ram and family are surrounded by the usual array of auspicious elements, from the red Mount Fuji in the background to the pile of treasure.

No biographical details, but the artist Mori Seikaku specialises in animal and flower scroll paintings. He signs his work the traditional way, with the characters for his given (brush) name, Seikaku (lit. 'nest of the crane') and a seal of the same.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1500 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E15074 (15-074 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Mt. Fuji aerial view
© Studio Sato/Orion/Animaimages
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Mt. Fuji aerial view

Aerial view from the north.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1500 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E15548 (15-548 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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1000 pieces

Mt. Fuji pink dawn
© Appleone
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Mt. Fuji pink dawn

Mist rises from the surface of the lake as if to meet the pink glow of dawn. (Another puzzle it would be fun to do upside down!)

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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An Appleone puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: A10397 (1000-397 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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The treasure ship
© Tanimoto Ichirô

The treasure ship (Tanimoto)

The seven gods bring treasure, while showing off their distinct characters. The turtle and crane are the usual good luck figures, while some stylised pine trees and Mount Fuji complete the background.

Born in 1951 in Kyoto, the artist Tanimoto Ichiro studied Japanese art, and has worked as a designer. He has held a number of exhibitions of kimono patterns, and although he paints traditional themes, his style is one of bold and direct characterisation, more reminiscent of textile design than brushwork.

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An Appleone puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: A10432 (1000-432 on box)
Retail price ¥3600

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Cranes with red Fuji
© Ogasawara Etsuko

Cranes with red Fuji (Ogasawara)

A very traditional composition: in front of an auspicious red Fuji, a pair of cranes symbolise fidelity, watched by a pair of turtles, emblems of longevity. The picture is completed by the trio of pine, bamboo, and plum blossom, or shô-chiku-bai (standard labels for the best three selections at a sushi restaurant).

The style is an interesting blend of detail in the foreground features with an impressionistic setting of mist over the lake.

Few biographical details are available, but Ogasawara has worked as a background artist for anime production, and specialises in animal portraits. Her acclaimed painting of a pair of white tigers has also featured on a jigsaw puzzle.

She does not seem to sign her paintings; she writes her given name, Etsuko, with the old form of hiragana 'e', so it may also be rendered as 'Yetsuko'.

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An Appleone puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: A10433 (1000-433 on box)
Retail price ¥3600

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Aerial view
© JTB Photo
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Fuji from Lake Ashi

A majestic view of Fuji see from Lake Ashi, 30 km to the South-East. In the foreground, almost hidden by the forest, is the Shinto Shrine of Hakone, with a splendid torii rising from the water.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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An Appleone puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: A10482 (1000-482 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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Mt. Fuji
© Beverly Enterprises
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Fuji - cool breeze

Daisies sway in the breeze, in this view from the north, across Kawaguchi lake.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B100125 (100-125 on box)
Retail price ¥1980

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Fuji - rosy dawn
© Beverly Enterprises
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Fuji rosy dawn

Yet another view from Oshino. There are touches of pink on the mountain, but reflected in the icy pond we see the whole face of Fuji as a rosy glow.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B100169 (100-169 on box)
Retail price ¥1980

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Wave
© 1829, Katsushika Hokusai
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Wave (Hokusai)

The famous wave is number one in the famous series of views of Mt. Fuji. It is more properly known as "In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa."

The waves not only dwarf the figures in the boats, but manage to make Fuji look tiny, seen only in the far distance.

Detail

Brief bio of Hokusai

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book).

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B100175 (100-175 on box)
Retail price ¥1980

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Red Fuji
© 1835, Katsushika Hokusai
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Red Fuji (Hokusai)

Properly known as "Mt. Fuji in clear weather," this is number two in the famous series of thirty-six views by Hokusai.

Detail

Brief bio of Hokusai

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book).

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B100176 (100-176 on box)
Retail price ¥1980

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White tigers with Mount Fuji
© Shingo Saotome

White tigers with Mount Fuji (Shingo)

Two white tigers with peaceful yet determined expressions. In the foreground cherry blossom, and in the background Mount Fuji by the glowing moon. Although this is a fantasy composition, the elements are traditional, as is the artist's title, referring to Fuji as reihō, the "Spiritual peak."

Shingo Saotome is a self-taught artist, who loves to paint the natural world in acrylics. He has been active both in Japan and in Florida since 1993.

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Discontinued February 2017
A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B51102 (51-102 on box)
Retail price ¥2800

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Akafuji
© Sesson
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Akafuji (Sesson)

A modern painting in the traditional style. The title simply means "red Fuji" - occasionally at dawn in late summer the whole mountain seen from the East can appear red, and this has been taken as a good omen. This picture is full of good-luck symbolism: a pair of faithful cranes augur domestic harmony, and the evergreen pines promise longevity.

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snow
son
village

The artist is not named, but the painting is signed 'Sesson', and it seems it may be the contemporary painter Noda Sesson. Unfortunately, I have not been able to confirm this. Conventionally, artists are known by their "given names", though the 'son' character in particular clearly indicates this as a "brush name."

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B61157 (61-157 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Dawn Fuji and hawk
© Hiroyuki Suwahara

Dawn Fuji and hawk (Suwahara)

Suwahara gives a vibrant touch to this classic composition - red Mt. Fuji at dawn, as a hawk soars over the sea of clouds.

The hawk is an obvious symbol of strength, but is also associated with good fortune through another piece of wordplay. In Japanese, the same word, tobu, is used both for "leap" and "fly", so the hawk's high flight sounds like a "leap of progress" (to make a gross simplification).

Born in Ibaraki, in 1969, Suwahara embarked on a career as a freeleance illustrator in 1996. He has specialised in historical figures, especially from the Three Kingdoms story, and brings a very modern technique to some traditional themes.

Suwahara is his family name.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B61293 (61-293 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Morning at Mitohama
© S Watanabe Color Print
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Morning at Mitohama (Hasui)

This is a classic view of Mount Fuji, from the Izu Peninsula to the south, and the boats on the shore make for a simple but effective composition.

Watase Hasui (1883-1957) was one of the major artists involved in the revival of woodblock printing in the early twentieth century. He brings a fresh subtlety of expression to this traditional craft.

Apart from a brief period in Shiobara, northern Tochigi, he appears to have lived his whole life in Tokyo, but specialised in landcapes, drawn from his travels across Japan.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 49 x 72 cm (19" x 28")
Code: B61296 (61-296 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Dramatic dawn
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji swans

Swans feed on Tanuki-ko, a small lake to the west, as the sun rises over Mt. Fuji.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B71238 (71-238 on box)
Retail price ¥2600

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Mt. Fuji peach blossom
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji peach blossom

Fuji as seen from a peach orchard to the west.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B71248 (71-248 on box)
Retail price ¥2600

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Dramatic dawn
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji sweetcorn

Sweetcorn cobs drying in the cold but bright winter sun. This is the view from Oshino, a village to the north-east of Fuji.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B71289 (71-289 on box)
Retail price ¥2600

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Mt. Fuji
© Beverly Enterprises
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Fuji cherry blossom

The ultimate symbols of Japan - Mt Fuji and the cherry blossom, in this view from the north, across Kawaguchi lake.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B71336 (71-336 on box)
Retail price ¥2600

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Fuji from the lavender fields
© Beverly
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Fuji from the lavender fields

Mount Fuji seen from a lavender field, across Lake Kawaguchi, to the north of the mountain.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B71399 (71-399 on box)
Retail price ¥2600

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Dawn Fuji, crashing waves
© Hamada Taisuke
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Dawn Fuji, crashing waves (Taisuke)

Waves crashing into the shore provide a dramatic foreground to this traditional Red Fuji painting. Traditional not only in composition, but also in its luxurious metallic finish.

Born in Aichi Prefecture in 1932, Hamada followed graduation from what is now the Kyoto City University of Arts with a career in art. He has had many successful exhibitions, both in Japan and in America, where he spent considerable time in the 1960s.

He signs his pictures traditionally, with his given name, Taisuke, and full-name seal.

* This puzzle has a metallic foil finish.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 72 x 49 cm (28" x 19")
Code: B91101 (91-101 on box)
Retail price ¥3600

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Mt. Fuji from Oshino
© Beverly Enterprises
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Fuji from Oshino

Fuji towers above the village of Oshino, with its preserved old cottages and placid millpond.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below the mountain, the best views are from the north and east sides.

* This puzzle has TINY pieces!

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 38 x 26 cm (15" x 10")
Code: BS71803 (S71-803 on box)
Retail price ¥1600

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Aerial view
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji aerial view

Seen from the east, with the Japan Alps in the distance.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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* This puzzle has TINY pieces!

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 38 x 26 cm (15" x 10")
Code: BS71811 (S71-811 on box)
Retail price ¥1600

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Mt. Fuji
© Epoch
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Fuji sunflowers

From the foreground of sunflowers, Mt Fuji is seen across Kawaguchi lake, in this view from the north.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E10635 (10-635 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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The silence of dawn - Mt. Fuji
© Epoch
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The silence of dawn - Mt. Fuji

A dramatic dawn view. This will not be an easy puzzle, yet the subtle gradations in the photograph mean that there are no completely blank areas.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E10636 (10-636 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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Red Fuji reflections
© Epoch
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Red Fuji reflections

Mount Fuji appears in its red robes in this view from the east at dawn, across Lake Yamanaka.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Discontinued June 2017
An Epoch puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E10738 (10-738 on box)
Retail price ¥2500

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Fuji 36 views
© Hokusai
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Fuji 36 views (Hokusai)

The famous thirty-six views, complicated by the fact that apparently there are forty-six views in total. There seem to be many different collections, and no standard system of numbering: this set has the "Wave" (properly "In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa") as number 19, and does not include "Red Fuji" (properly "Mt. Fuji in clear weather").

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book). On the puzzle boxes, his name is written backwards, as is the relatively recent Japanese custom, in a further effort to confuse everyone.

Brief bio of Hokusai

Detail
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An Epoch puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E11021 (11-021 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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Fuji from Nihondaira
© Seibisha / Studio Oz
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Fuji from Nihondaira (Yamashita)

Yamashita's vivid impression of Mount Fuji, seen from Nihondaira, on the coast to the south-west. We see the town bordering the long wiggly inlet of the sea, while Fuji towers in the distance.

Note that the white border is part of the puzzle image.

Born in 1922 in Tokyo, Yamashita had a troubled childhood: - after a bullying incident at school involving a knife, he was classified as mentally handicapped, and placed in an institution. His genius for creating harie (pasted paper pictures) was soon realised, though, and eventually he featured in many exhibitions across Japan. He remained an eccentric, though, and from 1940 to 1954 he wandered the country wearing only an undershirt (it is said), earning himself the moniker of "The naked artist wanderer". He died in 1971 at the early age of 49.

His story has been dramatised a number of times, in the 1956 film known as "The naked general" and later television series.

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Paean to perfection
© Azuma Seikan

Paean to perfection (Seikan)

A very jolly rendering of all things auspicious...

  1. Fujin, Raijin, the gods of wind and lightning
  2. The pine - bamboo - plum triad
  3. Deer (there's a play on words here, somewhere)
  4. The crane and turtle pair
  5. Horai, the Isle of Eternal Youth (?)
  6. The Phoenix
  7. Treasure, both seen and unseen
  8. The seven gods of fortune
  9. Nine horses
  10. One Fuji, two hawks, three aubergines (eggplants) - said to be the best possible New Year dream

This is another interpretation of the tradional jûzen (ten goodnesses), and despite some mystical counting (I can only see one hawk), a wonderful collection!

Detail

Born in 1936, in Saitama (north of Tokyo), the artist Azuma Seikan studied illustration in Japan, and later graphic design in the US; he has had a varied career, including awards for kimono design, and in 1986 also being honoured to create a scroll painting given by then Prime Minister Nakasone to Princess Diana.

He signs his work traditionally, with the characters of his given name and a seal of his full name.

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Auspicious compendium
© Tanaka Seisui

Auspicious compendium

A very traditional representation by the artist Tanaka Seisui of the jûzen, literally "ten goodnesses": one Red Fuji, two hawks, three aubergines (eggplants), the four gods represented by the nanten plant, five jumping carp, six gourds, seven gods of fortune, the eight-headed dragon (?), nine horses, Jizo of the ten virtues (total 55).

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Red Fuji at dawn
© Kurata Tatsumi
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Red Fuji at dawn (Tatsumi)

The classic red Fuji - a dazzling red, yet austere in its simplicity. The dark trees and the soft mist alone set off the mountain.

A traditional Japanese painter, Kurata Tatsumi was born in Mie Prefecture in 1944. He signs his given (brush) name Tatsumi with a seal of the same characters.

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Year of the rooster
© Shimada Kôhô

Year of the rooster (Koho)

An auspicious picture for the Year of the Cockerel. All the usual good-luck elements are here: Mount Fuji, shô-chiku-bai (pine, plum, and bamboo), and cherry blossom. The cock stands proud, with his enormous long tail, while the faithful hen broods over their three chicks.

The artist Shimada Kôhô was born in 1952, in Gifu, and specialises in painting birds in the traditional style.

He signs and seals his paintings with his given name, Kôhô only.

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Red Fuji with pine
© Kimura Keigo

Red Fuji with pine (Keigo)

A classic painting, Fuji a deep red, surrounded by a sea of mist, and an abstract gold background, with the single gnarled pine tree in the foreground.

Though the finished effect is beautiful, this will not be an easy puzzle—yet, the sky is full of gradation, so there are no completely uniform areas.

Born in Kyoto in 1944, Kimura Keigo spent a halcyon childhood collecting beetles in the hills to the east of the old capital. A love of nature brought the desire to paint - animals, trees, rocks, and the traditional subjects from dragons to waterfalls.

Kimura is his family name, and as is usual with artists he uses his given name professionally, but does not appear to sign his paintings.

* This puzzle is cut to make pieces harder to find.

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Shinkansen below Mount Fuji
© Epoch
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Shinkansen below Mount Fuji

The iconic shot of modern Japan: the "bullet train" passing below Mount Fuji. This is the N700, the version introduced in 2007, cutting the journey time between Tokyo and Osaka to under two-and-a-half hours.

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Mount Fuji with the
© RGG
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Mount Fuji with the "blue train"

Below Mount Fuji we see the "Blue train", the long-distance sleeper service connecting Tokyo to Kyushu, with a history stretching back to 1929. The service was finally withdrawn in 2009, with emotional farewells from crowds of fans.

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Red Fuji and cranes
© Noda Sesson

Red Fuji and cranes (Sesson)

In this very traditional style of picture, Fuji literally appears to glow red from the golden foil background. The composition is completed by the pair of lucky cranes, balanced by the sho-chiku-bai triplet of pine, bamboo, and plum blossom.

Detail

No biographical details available. Conventionally, artists are known by their "given names", though the 'son' character in particular clearly indicates this as a "brush name."

* This puzzle has a metallic foil finish.

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Fuji from Oshino
© Road
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Fuji from Oshino

A crisp winter view, Fuji towering serenely above these traditional cottages in Oshino.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Fuji cherry blossom
© Road
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Fuji cherry blossom

The ultimate symbols of Japan - Mt Fuji and the cherry blossom. This view is from the south (Shizuoka side).

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Fuji floating
© Morita Toshitaka
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Fuji floating (Morita)

Cherry blossom and a (distant) view of Mt Fuji. This is taken from Izu Peninsula to the south, looking across the bay of Numazu. Just the snowcap floats mysteriously above the spring haze.

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Fuji from Kiyosato
© Yanoman
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Fuji from Kiyosato

A distant view of Mt. Fuji, from the mountains to the north. Much of Japan is still unspoilt wilderness, and this puzzle includes a huge swathe of mixed forest, in gorgeous autumn hues. A classic Yanoman scenic puzzle, this should be challenging yet not tedious.

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Mt. Fuji and Shinjuku skyscrapers
© Kitakawa Shigetaka
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Mt. Fuji and Shinjuku skyscrapers

A distant view of Mt. Fuji through the skyscrapers of the Shinjuku district of Tokyo.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Mt Fuji cranes
© Tatsuji Kajita

Mount Fuji cranes (Kajita)

A faithful pair of cranes, but the others flying by make an auspicious total of seven. Red Mt. Fuji in the background, together with red and white plum blossoms and a couple of turtles, complete this very traditional painting, in Kajita's distinct and vibrant style.

Born in Nagoya in 1936, the artist became a successful illustrator of books, and commercial articles. In the late 1980s, he embarked on a second career, in oil painting, with which he has had many personal exhibitions.

He paints a wide range of subjects, signing the more traditional pictures with the characters for his given name, Tatsuji, together with a seal, whereas on the illustration-style paintings of trains and sailing ships he signs "T. Kajita" in the western style.

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Mt. Fuji - Dawn
© Yanoman
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Mt. Fuji - Dawn

This view is from Oshino, with the early morning sun striking the mountain.

There is a lot of purple in this puzzle, which is going to make it something of a challenge!

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Fuji
© Katsushika Hokusai
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Red Fuji (Hokusai)

Properly known as "Mt. Fuji in clear weather," this is number two in the famous series of thirty-six views by Hokusai.

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book). On the puzzle boxes, his name is written backwards, as is the relatively recent Japanese custom, in a further effort to confuse everyone.

Brief bio of Hokusai

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Fuji - Oshino
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji from Oshino

Mt. Fuji from the east, this time from a beautifully kept Japanese garden in Oshino.

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Fuji - winter
© Epoch
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Mt. Fuji - winter snow scene

A beautiful snow scene - from another part of Oshino, to the east.

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Wave
© Hokusai
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Wave (Hokusai)

The famous wave is number one in the famous series of views of Mt. Fuji. It is more properly known as "In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa."

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book). On the puzzle boxes, his name is written backwards, as is the relatively recent Japanese custom, in a further effort to confuse everyone.

Brief bio of Hokusai

This puzzle has a luxury "Cloth touch" finish.

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Shinkansen below Mount Fuji
© Yanoman
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Shinkansen below Mount Fuji

The iconic shot of modern Japan: the "bullet train" passing below Mount Fuji. This is the N700, the version introduced in 2007, cutting the journey time between Tokyo and Osaka to under two-and-a-half hours.

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Hawk, Fuji, and pine
© Harai Kayomi / Studio Oz

Hawk, Fuji, and pine (Kayomi)

The combination of hawk, pine, and Fuji is an auspicious one, the hawk a symbol of strength, the evergreen pine a sign of endurance, and the red Mount Fuji a sacred Shinto symbol. Kayomi's hawk almost fills the frame, and indeed looks a fearsome predator.

No biographical details available. She signs her given name Kayomi in Roman letters.

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* This puzzle has the same image printed on both sides.

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Fuji cherry blossom
© Apollo
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Fuji cherry blossom

The ultimate symbols of Japan - Mt Fuji and the cherry blossom, in this view from the north, across Kawaguchi lake.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below the mountain, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Morning mist
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji

From the east - a foreground of cosmos daisies.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Aerial view
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji aerial view

Seen from the north.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Hello Kitty Golden cloud Fuji
© Sanrio

Hello Kitty golden cloud Fuji

Kitty rides a crane, the most auspicious of Japanese birds, with the legendary Red Fuji in the background...

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Fuji - Oshino
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji from Oshino

Mt. Fuji from the east, this time from a beautifully kept Japanese garden in Oshino.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Mt. Fuji with maples
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji with maples

Brilliant red maples - and Mt Fuji seen across Kawaguchi lake, to the north.

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Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi
© Beverly Enterprises
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Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi

A majestic view of Fuji see from Lake Ashi, 30 km to the South-East. The foreground is dominated by the brilliantly painted galleon(!), but beyond it and almost hidden by the forest, is the Shinto Shrine of Hakone, with a splendid torii rising from the water.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Mt. Fuji
© Beverly
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Fuji with daisies

Daisies sway in the breeze, in this view from the north, across Kawaguchi lake.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Mt. Fuji from Tokyo
© Epoch
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Mt. Fuji and Shinjuku skyscrapers

A different view! Fuji seen behind the skyscrapers of the Shinjuku district of Tokyo.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Mount Fuji lavender fields
© Epoch
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Mount Fuji lavender fields

Mount Fuji seen from a lavender field, across Lake Kawaguchi, to the north of the mountain.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Fuji - Oshino
Picture © Fumio Yumoto
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Fuji - Oshino

Another view from Oshino, this time from a beautifully kept Japanese garden.

As Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods, so Mt. Fuji (3776 metres above sea level) has its place as the symbol of Japan. Although most popular tourist pictures show the view from the south, with the bullet train passing below Mount Fuji, the best views are from the north and east sides.

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Mt Fuji and the bullet train
© Apollo
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Mt Fuji and the bullet train

A bright yellow sea of rapeseed flowers (na-no-hana) provides the foreground to this classic shot of the "bullet train" (Shinkansen) passing below Mount Fuji. This is the N700, the version introduced in 2007, which cut the journey time between Tokyo and Osaka to under two-and-a-half hours.

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Wave
© Katsushika Hokusai, 1829
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Wave (Hokusai)

The famous wave is number one in the famous series of views of Mt. Fuji. It is more properly known as "In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa."

The waves not only dwarf the figures in the boats, but manage to make Fuji look tiny, seen only in the far distance.

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book).

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Red Fuji
© Katsushika Hokusai, 1835
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Red Fuji (Hokusai)

Properly known as "Mt. Fuji in clear weather," this is number two in the famous series of thirty-six views by Hokusai.

Brief bio of Hokusai

The artist Katsushika Hokusai is best known for his series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in the bold and simple style of the Ukiyo-e (or "floating world") style. He changed his name several times, so this is only the best-known of his brush names; as is the tradition, Hokusai is his given name (a fact that has plainly confused at least one art reference book).

* This puzzle is postcard size, with micro pieces

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