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Entertainment, International Celebrities

Paul McCartney arrives at Tokyo International Airport

Paul McCartney arrives at Tokyo International Airport

(All photos by AFLO) Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell arrived at Tokyo International Airport on a private jet on April 23. The former Beatles member was in good […]

News, Society

Japan faces potato chips crisis

Japan faces potato chips crisis

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Potato chip products are disappearing from the shelves in Japanese supermarkets. Japanese snack manufacturers Calbee and Koikeya announced that they will stop selling some […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Liv Tyler attends Belstaff store opening in Ginza

Liv Tyler attends Belstaff store opening in Ginza

(All photos by Pasya/AFLO) American actress Liv Tyler attended a store opening event for British clothing brand Belstaff at the new Ginza Six shopping complex in Tokyo on April 18. […]

Features, Traditional Japan

“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

(All photos by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Ceremonial sumo tournament “Honozumo” took place at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on April 17. Held annually in April, the free one-day event features top sumo […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Handheld fireworks launched at Shinto Shrine

Handheld fireworks launched at Shinto Shrine

(All photos by Ben Weller) Annual spring festival Gongen Matsuri was held this weekend at Matsudaira Tosho-gu, a Shinto shrine in Toyota City, Aichi prefecture. Men launched handheld fireworks known […]