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‘Japan Sightings’

2357- 2258 BCE: Japan Sightings

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 2357- 2258 BCE Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Japan Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Space Visitors in Ancient Japan by Mikhail Rosenshpitz in: “Unbelievable World” # 8 Summary/Description: According to Tau-se from an ancient manuscript called “Sey-to-ki”, during the time of Emperor Ton-Yo, in the year of “Mon-Sham” a “divine man” descended from the sky, using a “monster that was emitting light” (spacecraft??). The people called this man “the master”. He received the name Tan-kun (Sandalwood God) and his country was called Peson. Related articles Horus, Anubis, Osiris, & Thoth Living Crystals of Atlantis… Read More

0460 CE: Katsuragi Mountain, Japan Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 460 CE Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Katsuragi Mountain, Japan Urban or Rural: Rural Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: a tall man in a strange cap and tight-fitting clothes descended from the sky. Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): “chariot” Color of Object(s): that was emitting light Number of Witnesses: Special Features/Characteristics:  Source: Space Visitors in Ancient Japan by Mikhail Rosenshpitz in: “Unbelievable World” # 8 August 2004 Reported: Summary/Description: According to the ancient Japanese manuscript “Nihoni” the Emperor Oho-Hatsuse-Vaka-taka-no-Mikoto had gone hunting in the mountain with bow and arrows when unexpectedly a tall man in… Read More

1803: Harayadori Japan Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: February 22 1803 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Harayadori Japan Urban or Rural: Rural Entity Type: beautiful young woman Entity Description: She had pale features and had long shoulder length hair. Hynek Classification: CE-V (Close Encounter V) Voluntary bilateral contact between humans and extraterrestrials. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 20 feet in diameter Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): having a Saturn like shape with the upper dome apparently made out of glass Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Several villagers and anglers Source: Jenny Randles, Kazuo Tanaka Did a Close Encounter of the Third Kind Occur on a Japanese Beach in 1803? Skeptical Inquirer Volume 24, Number 4 July/August 2000. Masaru Mori, The… Read More

1947: Radar Pick-ups of High Speed Targets in the Far East.

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 1, 1947 to September 16, 1947 Sighting Time:  Day/Night: Location: CHITOSE AAB, HOKKAIDO, JAPAN., MEW Radar Station, FUKUOKA, JAPAN. Urban or Rural: – No. of Entity(‘s): Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: RV (Radar / Visual) Observation supplemented with radar. Duration: No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed:  In excess of 500 mph. (435 knots) Altitude: 9000 ft. or higher. Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Full Report SECRET HEADQUARTERS, ARMY AIR FORCES Washington  MEMORANDUM FOR ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF – 2 SUBJECT: Radar Pick-ups of High Speed Targets in the Far East.   1. This recapitulation of three radar pick-ups of high speed, targets in the Far East… Read More

1947: Yokohama Japan Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  January 15 1947 Sighting Time:  10:00 Day/Night:  Morning Location:  Yokohama Japan Urban or Rural: – Urban No. of Entity(‘s):   Entity Type:   Entity Description:   Hynek Classification:  CE-I (Close Encounter I) Observation of an object in close proximity to the witness (i.e. within 500’) Duration:  A long time No. of Object(s):  1 Height & Speed:  It was not high, probably several thousand feet in the air. This would put it under any cloud cover.  Size of Object(s):   Distance to Object(s):   That was about one mile away. Shape of Object(s):  soccer shaped Color/Description of Object(s):  “metal-like, but the underside was somewhat darker. The edge of the soccer was sharp, not rounded. It had no… Read More

1950: Yokohama, Japan

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: Mid-1950’s Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Yokohama, Japan Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Summary/Description:  Related articles Russian Food Suppliers Have Begun Halting Shipments Time Travel: Merely Possible, or Entirely Probable? How To Respond To Negative People Without Being Negative We Now Have No Idea Where Earth’s Water Came From Cop Admits ‘Political Reasons’ Are Preventing Local Murder of 11-Year-Old From Being Solved What Can We Really Know About The External World? Table of Contents “The Mars Records: Book 2″

1952: The Haneda AFB case, Japan

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: August 5, 1952               BBU 1827 Location: Haneda US Air Force Base, Near Tokyo, Japan, Japan Hynek Classification: RV (Radar / Visual) Observation supplemented with radar. Duration: Shape of Object(s): Disc Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: UFOs at Close Sight (Patrick Gross) Original Source Summary: This is one of the cases that the Colorado Project has considered “explained” – a star and an anomalous radar propagation. Not so. On the contrary, as a careful study of the records shows, it is a very interesting case of anomalous flying objects in the sky who fly under intelligent control and cannot be of human origin. Full Report I do not like the… Read More

1952: Winged Man Spotted at Camp Okubo, Japan

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1952 Sighting Time: Day/Night: night Location: Camp Okubo near Kyoto Japan Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): seven-foot tall with a similar wingspan. Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): giant winged man like being Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Janet & Colin Bord, Unexplained Mysteries of the 20th Century Summary/Description: Air Force Pvt. Sinclair Taylor on duty saw a giant winged man like being descending towards him; it then hovered near him, looking intently at his direction. The being was about seven-foot tall with a similar wingspan. The panicked guard began… Read More

1958: Kaizuka, Japan

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1958  Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Kaizuka, Japan Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Randles Summary/Description:

1963: Naha Air Base, Okinawa, Japan Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  June 26, 1963  Sighting Time:  23:40 Day/Night:  Night Location:  Naha Japan Urban or Rural: – Naha Air Base No. of Entity(‘s):   Entity Type:   Entity Description:   Hynek Classification:  NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration:  about two and one-half minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Height & Speed:  It traveled at an estimated speed of one hundred knots. The craft held a steady altitude of three or four thousand feet. Size of Object(s):  It had a diameter of about seventy-five feet. Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):  disk Color/Description of Object(s):    We saw no antennae, dome, windows or markings. It was silent and produced no engine noise.… Read More

1965: Planes chased by elliptical luminous object

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 21, 1965 Sighting Time: 7.06 p.m Day/Night: Location: Himeji, Ieshima Islands, Japan Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Summary/Description: “Inaba was the captain of the Convair-240, with 28 passengers aboard, which encountered the oblong and luminescent object over the Ieshima Islands in the Seto Inland Sea at 7.06 p.m. on Thursday. Fearing a collision, Inaba turned the plane 60 degrees to the right, but the flying saucer made an abrupt turn and flew along with the plane for about three minutes.” Full Report The following account is extracted from the Tokyo Japan Times of March 21, and… Read More

1973: Hokkaido, Japan

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 1973 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location:  south coast of Hokkaido, Japan Urban or Rural: – No. of Entity(‘s): two Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: eerie, shadow-like figures Hynek Classification: Duration: 11 to 12 minutes No. of Object(s): 4 to 6 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): size of a baseball Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): round Color of Object(s): orange in color Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Jun-Ishi Takanishi, FSR Vol. 21 # 3/4 Full Report Over the years, researchers have been intrigued by accounts of UFO sightings in the vicinity of or hovering over bodies of water and man-made water reservoirs in particular. One of the most recent cases to come to hand is only a one-witness case and although… Read More

1974: Hokkaido, Japan

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: November 12, 1974 Sighting Time: 12:00pm Day/Night: Location: Hokkaido, Japan Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Metallic or whitish object seen in the day. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disc-like Color of Object(s): dark  Number of Witnesses: Source: Summary/Description: At 12:00 pm on November 12, 1974, eleven year old twin brothers, Yoshitsugu and Katsuji Iino, were looking at the sky from a back window of their home in Obihiro City when they noticed a mysterious dark disc-like flying object hovering in the sky. One of them went for a camera while the other kept his eyes on the object, and they succeeded in snapping four… Read More