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Comiket 90 – Summer 2016

Comiket 90 – Summer 2016

Photographers take pictures of a cosplayer during the Comic Market 90 (Comiket) event in Tokyo Big Sight on August 12, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Thousands […]

Bizarre, Robots

Pepper World 2016

Pepper World 2016

Softbank’s humanoid robot Peppers sleep before starting a press preview of the Pepper World exhibition in Tokyo on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Pepper’s latest applications […]

Anime, Bizarre

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

A shrine maiden posed for a portrait in front of the entrance of Akihabara shrine in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan. June 27, 2016. (Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Anime figures […]

Bizarre, Features, Modern Japan

The World’s Shortest Escalator

The World’s Shortest Escalator

The World’s shortest escalator in the basement level of More’s Department Store in Kawasaki, on June 14, 2016, Kawasaki, Japan. (Photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) With only 5 […]

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Love Cul Spirit – Cosplay Event in Nagoya

Love Cul Spirit – Cosplay Event in Nagoya

A cosplayer checks her makeup before a photo shoot at Love Cul Spirit. (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) A cosplayer poses for a picture with a pink plastic gun at […]