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Christmas Illuminations in Tokyo

Christmas Illuminations in Tokyo

(Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Christmas illuminations decorate various parts of Tokyo during this festive season in Japan. Above: Shibuya Blue Grotto. Thousands of blue LED lights turn the streets […]

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Tokyo Governor Koike Visits Tsukiji Fish Market

Tokyo Governor Koike Visits Tsukiji Fish Market

(All photos by AFLO) Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike inspects the Tsukiji wholesale market in Tokyo, Japan on January 12, 2017. The market was scheduled to relocate to a nearby Toyosu […]

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Cat island Aoshima

Cat island Aoshima

Cats outnumber residents almost 10 to 1 on Aoshima island, off the coast of Ozu city in Ehime prefecture. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Our reporter visited the island on […]

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Autumn Leaves at Tokyo’s Hibiya Park

Autumn Leaves at Tokyo’s Hibiya Park

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Visitors gather at Tokyo’s Hibiya Park as leaves turn red and yellow showing the change of seasons […]

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Monet pond makes an impression in Japan

Monet pond makes an impression in Japan

A beautiful clear pond has been nicknamed “Monet’s Pond” in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. (All photos by Mika Asai/AFLO). Located on the approach to Nemichi Shrine, the pond has […]