A destroyed bus still sits on a roof of a building in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture. It settled there after the March 11 tsunami that swept over the coast.
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Women were sorting fish earlier today at the Hirakata Fish Market in Kitaibaraki, Ibaraki Prefecture. It was the first time the market had been open since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
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When a massive earthquake struck Japan on March 11, triggering a tsunami, the city of Rikuzentakata's famous pine trees were wiped away — except for this one. Now it is a symbol of hope for a devastated nation.
Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers walked in a line after finding the body of a boy in the rubble in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi prefecture earlier today (March 31, 2011).
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In Sendai, which is outside the evacuation zone around the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, members of the Japanese Self-Defence Force searched for bodies today (March 28, 2011).
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