News

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Yokohama Chinatown

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Yokohama Chinatown

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Yokohama, Japan – Revelers countdown to the Chinese New Year on February 7, 2016 in Yokohama Chinatown. 2016 is the […]

by × Comments are Disabled
 

Features

67th Sapporo Snow Festival

67th Sapporo Snow Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Hokkaido, Japan – A snow sculpture of ‘The Ruins of St. Paul’s, Macau’ is seen at Odori Park, February 5, […]

by × Comments are Disabled
 

Sport

FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 – River Plate 0-3 FC Barcelona

FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 – River Plate 0-3 FC Barcelona

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Yokohama, Japan – Lionel Messi (Barcelona) in action during the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 final match between River […]

by × Comments are Disabled
 

Bizarre Japan

Zebra Zoo escape drill

Zebra Zoo escape drill

An escaped zebra at Ueno Zoo during an annual Escaped Animal Drill on February 2, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Every year zookeepers at one of Tokyo’s zoos organise an escape drill […]

by × Comments are Disabled
 

Entertainment

Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys arrives in Japan

Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys arrives in Japan

Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys poses for a selfie with a Japanese fan at Narita Airport on February 10th, 2016. (All photos by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Nick Carter is visiting […]

by × Comments are Disabled
 

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 30 – Feb. 5)

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 30 – Feb. 5)

Tokyo, Japan – Kosuke Hagino in action during the Kosuke Kitajima Cup 2016 Men’s 400m individual medley Final at tatsumi International Swimming Center, January 30, 2016. (Photo by AFLO SPORT) […]

by × Comments are Disabled
 

Other News

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 23 – Jan. 29)

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 23 – Jan. 29)

Tokyo, Japan – No Olympics 2020 demo in Shinjuku, January 23, 2016. A group of protestors organized an anti-Olympics demonstration on Jan 23, 2016 to protest against the cost of […]

Anime, Bizarre

Dragon Quest interactive Lego wall in Tokyo

Dragon Quest interactive Lego wall in Tokyo

Pedestrians walk past a giant Dragon Quest wall mural made out of Lego blocks on January 27, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. The mural is part of a promotion in Shinjuku […]

News, Society

Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day

Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day

Firefighters participate in a training exercise at Nagoya Castle in Nagoya, Japan on January 26th, 2016. (All Photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Over its 400 year history various parts of the […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Lucky cats at Goutoku Temple

Lucky cats at Goutoku Temple

Thousands of Maneki-Neko figurines on display at Goutoku Temple on January 26, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The temple is well known for its massive […]

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 16 – Jan. 22)

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 16 – Jan. 22)

Kyoto, Japan – Tourists dressed in traditional Japanese kimono and make-up explore the Higashiyama District of Kyoto, January 16, 2016. Kimono rental is a popular tourist attraction for both Japanese […]