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Tokyo Game Show 2017

Tokyo Game Show 2017

(Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Visitors gathered at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2017 on September 21 held at Visitors gather at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS 2017) on September […]

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Features

Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival in Fujisawa

Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival in Fujisawa

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival was held in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture on August 17. The festival is held each year around the mid-August “Bon” holiday, which […]

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Sport

NFL star Tom Brady gives lesson to students in Japan

NFL star Tom Brady gives lesson to students in Japan

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) NFL superstar Tom Brady visited Japan as a part of his Asian tour for American sports brand Under Armour’s promotion. New England Patriots quarterback took […]

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Bizarre Japan

Comiket 92 Summer 2017 in Tokyo Big Sight

Comiket 92 Summer 2017 in Tokyo Big Sight

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Comiket or Comic Market, the largest event for manga and comic lovers, took place at Tokyo Big Sight from August 11-13.

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Entertainment

Ansel Elgort promotes “Baby Driver” in Tokyo

Ansel Elgort promotes “Baby Driver” in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) American actor Ansel Elgort appeared at the stage greeting for the film “Baby Driver” at Shinjuku Wald 9 on August 19. Elgort is in […]

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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

Features, Traditional Japan

First bon dance festival held in Shibuya

First bon dance festival held in Shibuya

(All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) Bon dance festival took place in Shibuya for the first time on August 5. Participants dressed up in traditional Japanese kimono or yukata danced to […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Tom Holland arrives at Narita International Airport

Tom Holland arrives at Narita International Airport

(All photos by AFLO) British actor Tom Holland arrived at Narita International Airport in Japan on August 5. Many fans gathered at the arrival lobby to greet the star who […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Hundreds of people wearing yukata (casual kimono) gathered on the main street of Ginza to participate in the annual Uchimizu (water sprinkling) event called […]

Features, Modern Japan

Earthquake-resistant domes in Kumamoto

Earthquake-resistant domes in Kumamoto

(All photos by Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Earthquake-resistant dome houses in Aso Farm Land, Kumamoto prefecture, were used as evacuation shelters for Kumamoto earthquake victims. Some houses are decorated with a […]

News, Society

Okinawa Aquariums set up in Yurakucho

Okinawa Aquariums set up in Yurakucho

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) ”Sony Aquariums” are set up in front of Yurakucho station and at Sony Showroom / Sony Store, showcasing different marine animals from the Okinawa […]