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Goldfish Scooping Game in Asakusa

Goldfish Scooping Game in Asakusa

A boy tries to catch small kingyo (goldfish) with a paper scoop at the Asakusa Kingyo store on September 9, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The […]

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Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

A promotional sumo event gets under way at a commercial complex next to Tokyo central station on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) A youngster tackles with […]

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Former Yokozuna Chiyonofuji dies at 61

Former Yokozuna Chiyonofuji dies at 61

Former sumo champion Chiyonofuji died aged 61 on July 31, 2016. Here we show a few images of the 31-time champion in action from our archives. This first photo was […]

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The Ninja – who were they?

The Ninja – who were they?

The entrance to a special exhibition entitled The Ninja – Who were they? on July 2nd 2016 at Miraikan in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibition runs through until October 10th, 2016. (Photo […]

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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 […]