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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 […]

Anime, Bizarre

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 […]

Bizarre, Fushigi

Penguin Bar in Tokyo

Penguin Bar in Tokyo

Four penguins work at the Penguin Bar in Ikebukuro on April 11, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (Photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/NipponNews.net) The store which opened in 2013 allows customers […]

Bizarre, Robots

Sharp introduces RoBoHoN phone robot

Sharp introduces RoBoHoN phone robot

This new must have gadget is a miniature humanoid robot with a screen on its back and a camera and projector in its face. According to Sharp this is the […]