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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 […]

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Features

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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Japan Premiere

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Japan Premiere

It is now only just over one week until the new Star Wars movie hits cinemas worldwide. Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren and director J.J. Abrams visited Tokyo for two days […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Kyoto visitors enjoy sightseeing in Kimono

Kyoto visitors enjoy sightseeing in Kimono

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

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Tokyo Marathon 2016 Showcases Counter Terrorism Measures

Tokyo Marathon 2016 Showcases Counter Terrorism Measures

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) A police drone captures a rogue drone as Tokyo Marathon 2016 holds a security briefing at Tokyo Big Sight on […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Hosha Shinji archery ritual at Atsuta Shrine

Hosha Shinji archery ritual at Atsuta Shrine

People struggle on the ground to grab pieces of the target during the Hosha Shinji ritual on January 15, 2016 at Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, Japan. Getting the center block […]

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 9 – Jan. 15)

Pictures of the Week (Jan. 9 – Jan. 15)

Tokyo, Japan – Participants dressed only in loincloths and flimsy underwear pour freezing cold water over themselves during the traditional New Year ice bath ceremony at Kanda Myojin Shrine on […]