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Japanese airport staff wearing robotic suit HAL

Japanese airport staff wearing robotic suit HAL

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Narita Airport staff are using robotic suit HAL (Hybrid Assitive Limb) which gives its wearer extra strength when lifting heavy luggage. The hi-tech device was […]

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Monkey and rooster clean hotel windows for New Year

Monkey and rooster clean hotel windows for New Year

Window cleaners dressed as rooster and monkey wipe the windows of the Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo, hanging 55.5 meters above ground on December 15, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) […]

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Shinjo kun of Kochi Prefecture wins 2016 Yuru-Kyara Grand Prix

Shinjo kun of Kochi Prefecture wins 2016 Yuru-Kyara Grand Prix

Shinjo Kun of Susaki in Kochi Prefecture is congratulated by Kumamon as he wins the Yuru-Kyara Grand Prix on November 6, 2016, in Matsuyama, Japan. (All photos by Rod Walters/AFLO) […]

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Robots from the very near future at CEATEC Japan Expo

Robots from the very near future at CEATEC Japan Expo

A man tries out robot table tennis tutor Forpheus at CEATEC Japan 2016 in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on Monday, October 3, 2016. Japanese electronics maker Omron received certification of the […]

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Godzilla apologizes

Godzilla apologizes

Film character Godzilla bows in deep apology in front of a press stand expressing formal regret for acts of destruction in Japan. (Photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Japanese toy maker […]