These particular pagodas are of the Abe style, commonly referred to as Abe Pagodas.
A newer shot of the Asakusa Pagoda.
The same Pagoda as shown in the top two photos, but from a different angle.
They are really not called Abe Pagodas, that was a stupid joke. Get it, Abe Vigoda...
The Nikko Pagoda, as well as others possibly, is
said to be only sitting on the ground
and it uses a hanging pendulum type thing to counter balance earthquakes.