News

Table Tennis couple Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung-chieh wed

Table Tennis couple Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung-chieh wed

Japanese Table Tennis player Ai Fukuhara attends a press conference to formerly announce her marriage to Taiwanese husband Chiang Hung-chieh in Tokyo, Japan. (Photos by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT) The table […]

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Features

Ginza Place Opens in Tokyo

Ginza Place Opens in Tokyo

Sony and Nissan will open their new showrooms in Ginza’s new landmark Ginza Place building on September 24, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Japan’s automobile giant Nissan displays the […]

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Sport

New Japan basketball B.LEAGUE launches with sell-out crowd

New Japan basketball B.LEAGUE launches with sell-out crowd

A new basketball league launched on Thursday 22nd September with the first game between Alvark Tokyo and Ryukyu Golden Kings held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo. Our photographer, […]

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Bizarre Japan

Godzilla apologizes

Godzilla apologizes

Film character Godzilla bows in deep apology in front of a press stand expressing formal regret for acts of destruction in Japan. (Photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Japanese toy maker […]

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Entertainment

David Beckham takes Tokyo

David Beckham takes Tokyo

Former England soccer player David Beckham touched down in Tokyo on September 28, 2016. Many Japanese fans gathered at Narita International Airport to greet the international star who seemed very […]

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Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Aichi, Japan – A general view of the 100th Japan Track & Field National Championships Men’s 100m Final at Paloma Mizuho Stadium, June 25, 2016. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Aichi, […]

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Other News

Anime, Bizarre

The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage first anniversary celebration in Shinjuku

The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage first anniversary celebration in Shinjuku

Colorful animation characters adorn the walls and pillars of the underground concourse of Tokyo’s Shinjuku railroad station on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Goldfish Scooping Game in Asakusa

Goldfish Scooping Game in Asakusa

A boy tries to catch small kingyo (goldfish) with a paper scoop at the Asakusa Kingyo store on September 9, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The […]

Olympic Games, Sports

2016 Rio Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

2016 Rio Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

A selection of photo highlights from the Opening Ceremony for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracana Stadium on September 7th, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by […]

News, Technology

Apple announces new iPhone 7 models; mock-ups already on sale in Tokyo for JPY 1,980

Apple announces new iPhone 7 models; mock-ups already on sale in Tokyo for JPY 1,980

A mock-up of the new iPhone 7 Plus on September 8, 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Francesco Libassi/AFLO) Apple announced two new versions of its popular smartphone on […]

Entertainment, Fashion

Massive rose created from 6,000 lipsticks in Shiseido Ginza

Massive rose created from 6,000 lipsticks in Shiseido Ginza

6,000 rose colored lipsticks form large rose petals in a store window of Japan’s cosmetics giant Shiseido in Tokyo on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. (Photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) The lipgloss […]