From August 30th to 31st, 2023, there was a "super moon" where the full moon was the largest of the year, and a "blue moon" that was the second full moon in a month. On August 31st, a large, bright moon could be seen in Kyoto and Otsu cities just after 7pm.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.