Japanese UFO researchers report a whole lot of encounters

The Fukushima-based Worldwide UFO Institute says it recorded 452 sightings over the previous 12 months

The privately-owned Worldwide UFO Institute, which was established within the Japanese prefecture of Fukushima in the summertime of 2021, shared the outcomes of its first 12 months of operations on Saturday.

The institute is headed by Takeharu Mikami, the editor-in-chief of Mu journal (which covers supernatural phenomena and occult mysteries), and operates in Fukushima’s Iinomachi district.

The realm has lengthy been well-known for UFO encounters round Senganmori mountain.

Mikami instructed journalists that his researchers have to date registered 452 UFO-like sightings over the previous 12 months – 125 of that are backed by images, and 24 others by movies.

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The entire supplies have been analyzed with the usage of particular software program to make sure they aren’t pretend, he stated.

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Nonetheless, solely a handful of the pictures have been launched to the general public. They seize what seems like saucer-shaped objects of unknown origin within the skies.

“It’s not a chook; it’s doubtless a UFO,” Mikami stated, commenting on one of many footage.

The authorities have put quite a lot of effort into selling Iinomachi district as the house of aliens in Japan.

The native UFO Fureaikan Museum, which works with Mikami, has a group of round 3,000 paperwork and different supplies on the subject. Over the previous 12 months, the variety of guests has grown by about 1.6 occasions.

There are additionally plans to draw guests to the world with a parade that includes folks dressed as aliens.