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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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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, […]

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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 […]

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Tokyu Plaza Ginza opens to the public

Tokyu Plaza Ginza opens to the public

Tokyu Plaza Ginza opened in Tokyo’s upmarket Ginza district on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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Book and Bed Designer Hostel in Tokyo

Book and Bed Designer Hostel in Tokyo

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – The Book and Bed designer hostel in Ikebukuro on February 5, 2016. This new Tokyo hostel was […]