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Pokemon Go launches in Japan

Pokemon Go launches in Japan

Fans try out Pokemon Go in front of the Kabukiza theater in Tokyo’s Ginza district on July 22, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Kenjiro Matsuo/AFLO) The Pokemon Go app […]

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Features

The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho

The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho

“The Classic House at Akasaka Prince Hotel” and Kioi Residence (L) tower at a press preview in Tokyo on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. The new luxury hotel “The Prince Gallery […]

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Sport

Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 Skateboard Contest

Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 Skateboard Contest

A skater performs at the Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 at Kugenuma Beach in Fujisawa, Japan. (Photo by Ben Weller/AFLO) Daisuke Ikeda, winner of the Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 Skateboard Street […]

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Bizarre Japan

Pepper World 2016

Pepper World 2016

Softbank’s humanoid robot Peppers sleep before starting a press preview of the Pepper World exhibition in Tokyo on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Pepper’s latest applications […]

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Entertainment

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr attends a promotion event for Japanese miso company Marukome in Omachi, Nagano Prefecture, central Japan on June 21, 2016. (Photos by Pasya/AFLO) Marukome’s mascot character Marukome Kun seemed […]

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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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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, […]

Anime, Bizarre

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

A shrine maiden posed for a portrait in front of the entrance of Akihabara shrine in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan. June 27, 2016. (Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Anime figures […]

News, Society

Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

A miniature toy model of Queen Elizabeth II and a British European Union passport on June 23, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. British voters opted to leave the EU after votes […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr attends a promotion event for Japanese miso company Marukome in Omachi, Nagano Prefecture, central Japan on June 21, 2016. (Photos by Pasya/AFLO) Marukome’s mascot character Marukome Kun seemed […]

News

Massive Protest in Okinawa Opposing US Military Bases

Massive Protest in Okinawa Opposing US Military Bases

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Okinawa, Japan – Demonstrators attend a rally in Okinawa opposing US military bases in Japan on June 19, 2016. The […]