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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 […]

Features, Modern Japan

Tokyo Toy Show 2016

Tokyo Toy Show 2016

An exhibitor shows a Takara Tomy ”Beyblade Burst B-34 Starter Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable” at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2016 in Tokyo Big Sight on June 9, 2016, Tokyo, […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Dano Festival in Korea

Dano Festival in Korea

Kim Dae-gyun (R), tightrope walking master and the Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 58 of South Korea, performs during “Early Summer High Day, Dano Festival” at the Namsangol Hanok Village […]

Features, Modern Japan

Le Corbusier’s only Japanese building candidate for World Heritage list

Le Corbusier’s only Japanese building candidate for World Heritage list

A general view of the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo on May 24, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. A UNESCO advisory panel recommended the inclusion of the museum on the […]

Food

Japanese Farmer Breeding Rare Escargot de Burgogne Snails

Japanese Farmer Breeding Rare Escargot de Burgogne Snails

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Matsusaka, Japan – Toshihide Takase, a Japanese iron factory owner, shows Burgandy snails, which is designated as an endangered species […]