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International Celebrities

The Front Runner press conference in Tokyo

The Front Runner press conference in Tokyo

Hugh Jackman attends the press conference for the movie “The Front Runner” in Tokyo, Japan on January 21, 2019. The movie will be released in Japan on February 1st (Photo […]

Technology

Robodex 2019

Robodex 2019

January 16, 2019, Tokyo, Japan – Japanese robot venture Speecys displays a life-sized mannequin robot “Kosoka Cocona” which has 37 actuators and make various posing and dancing at an robot […]

Other Sports

Kisenosato attends sumo ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine

Kisenosato attends sumo ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine

Japanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato (R) attends the ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on January 8, 2019. (Photo by AFLO) Japanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato […]

Traditional Japan

Coming of Age Day 2019 in Japan

Coming of Age Day 2019 in Japan

January 14, 2019, Urayasu, Japan – 20-year-old women wearing kimonos take pictures after the ceremony of their “Coming-of-Age Day” celebration at the Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, suburban Tokyo on Monday, […]

Traditional Japan

Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Buddhist monks performed a ritual at the start of a daruma kuyo ceremony at Dairyuji, a Buddhist temple in Gifu, Japan. (JANUARY 13, 2019) (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) People […]