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Phallus Festival : Kanamara Matsuri

Phallus Festival : Kanamara Matsuri

All photos by Hiroshi Omori/AFLO Phallus Festival or Kanamara Matsuri took place at Kanayama Shrine in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, on April 2. The event is held every year on the […]

Bizarre, News, Robots, Technology

48 Robi robots dance in unison at Robi EXPO

48 Robi robots dance in unison at Robi EXPO

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Robi EXPO took place at Hills Cafe / SPACE in Roppongi Hills in Tokyo from March 30 to April 1. 48 Robi robots including […]

Anime, Bizarre, News, Society

AnimeJapan 2017

AnimeJapan 2017

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) AnimeJapan 2017, one of the largest animation events in the world, was held at Tokyo Big Sight from March 23 through 26. Cosplayers and […]

Bizarre, Robots

Robot hotel opens near Tokyo Disneyland

Robot hotel opens near Tokyo Disneyland

Henn-na Hotel, which translates as Strange Hotel, is managed by robots who can attend guests in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese. Every room has a concierge robot “Tapia” set to […]

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 […]