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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 […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

(Photo by Nicolas Datiche/AFLO) President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura displays a 278kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. […]

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Crowds for New Year at Haneda airport

Crowds for New Year at Haneda airport

December 30, 2018, Tokyo, Japan – International terminal of Tokyo’s Haneda airport is crowded with tourists to travel abroad on Sunday, December 30, 2018. Major railway stations, airports and highways […]