Articles by: Nippon News

Traditional Japan

Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival in Fujisawa

Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival in Fujisawa

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival was held in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture on August 17. The festival is held each year around the mid-August “Bon” holiday, which […]

Anime, Bizarre

Comiket 92 Summer 2017 in Tokyo Big Sight

Comiket 92 Summer 2017 in Tokyo Big Sight

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Comiket or Comic Market, the largest event for manga and comic lovers, took place at Tokyo Big Sight from August 11-13.

Features, Modern Japan

Pokemon GO PARK in Yokohama

Pokemon GO PARK in Yokohama

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Annual Pokemon event started at Minatomirai Park in Yokohama on August 9. Hundreds of Pokemon GO app fans gathered at the special Pokemon GO […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Tourists visit the abandoned island of Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island”

Tourists visit the abandoned island of Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island”

(All photos by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Hashima Island, commonly known as Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island,” is an abandoned island located off the coast of Nagasaki Prefecture in southwest Japan […]

Entertainment, Movie Premieres

Spider-Man: Homecoming Japan premiere

Spider-Man: Homecoming Japan premiere

(Photo by AFLO) Japan premiere for the movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming” took place in Shinjuku, Tokyo last night August 7. British actor Tom Holland and American director John Watts attended the […]