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Armed Police Conduct Mock Security Drill in Tokyo

Armed Police Conduct Mock Security Drill in Tokyo

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Heavily-armed riot police apprehend terrorists in a mock drill conducted in front of Tokyo’s busy Shimbashi railroad […]

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Features

Oni Matsuri

Oni Matsuri

Boys are dressed in traditional Shinto clothing during Oni Matsuri, a demon festival at Akumi Kanbe Shinmeisha Shrine in Toyohashi, Japan. The festival celebrates the coming of Spring, and people […]

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Sport

AFC Champions League 2016 Play-off: FC Tokyo 9-0 Chonburi FC

AFC Champions League 2016 Play-off: FC Tokyo 9-0 Chonburi FC

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Takuma Abe (FC Tokyo, left) in action during the AFC Champions League 2016 Play-off between FC Tokyo […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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Other News

Features, Traditional Japan

Setsubun at Narita Shinshoji Temple

Setsubun at Narita Shinshoji Temple

(L to R) Sumo wrestlers Okinoumi Ayumi and Yokozuna Hakuho Sho throw beans during a Setsubun festival at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple on February 3, 2016, in Chiba, Japan. Setsubun is […]

Bizarre, Fushigi

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 […]

Business

Toyota Announces Daihatsu Buyout

Toyota Announces Daihatsu Buyout

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Toyota Motor Corp President Akio Toyoda, left, and Daihatsu Motor Co. President Masanori Mitsui, right, attend a […]

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 […]