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Japan Annular Solar Eclipse

Japan Annular Solar Eclipse

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) May 21, 2012, Yokohama, Japan – The partial solar eclipse is seen in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Japan. An annular solar […]

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Tokyo Prepares for 300 Year Eclipse

Tokyo Prepares for 300 Year Eclipse

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Tokyo electronics stores sell telescopes and special glasses as the country gets ready to witness a partial […]

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Tokyo’s Morning Rush Hour

Tokyo’s Morning Rush Hour

Tokyo, Japan – People wait for the train at Shinjuku Station. Morning commuters typically spend over one hour on the train going to work. Trains are usually so packed that […]

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Akihabara Maids – Water Sprinkling 2011

Akihabara Maids – Water Sprinkling 2011

July 31st, 2011- Tokyo, Japan- Maid cos-players sprinkling water: This summer, Japan is concerned for saving electricity due to the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. Maids cosplayers are doing water sprinkling to make the temperature cooler in […]

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Panda Fever Returns to Tokyo

Panda Fever Returns to Tokyo

People take pictures of two giant pandas with their cameras and mobile phones as the pair makes their debut to the public at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo, closed since the March […]