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Entertainment, International Celebrities, Movie Premieres

Michael Fassbender attends screening for “Assasin’s Creed” in Tokyo

Michael Fassbender attends screening for “Assasin’s Creed” in Tokyo

The Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender attended a special screening for his movie “Assassin’s Creed” on February 15 in Tokyo. Also in attendance was Japanese actor Takumi Saito who did the […]

News, Technology

Pepper dances PPAP

Pepper dances PPAP

SoftBank’s humanoid robot Pepper performs “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen (PPAP)” dance at Pepper World 2017. (Photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Every year, SoftBank Robotics organizes Pepper World exhibition to showcase the […]

Bizarre, Fushigi

Monkey Business at Tama Zoo in Tokyo as Chimpanzee Escapes

Monkey Business at Tama Zoo in Tokyo as Chimpanzee Escapes

A zookeeper disguised as a chimpanzee takes part in an Escaped Animal Drill at Tama Zoological Park. The annual escape drill is held in Tokyo zoos to help prepare zookeepers […]

Bizarre, Fushigi

Otonamaki (adult wrapping) relaxation therapy

Otonamaki (adult wrapping) relaxation therapy

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Otonamaki is a Japanese therapeutic method to alleviate stiffness and posture problems as well as provide a relaxation effect. A participant is wrapped in […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Large snow sculptures are being displayed at the annual Sapporo Snow Festival which is held February 6-12th this year. Over 2.5 million people are expecting […]