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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 […]

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American becomes Japan’s first full-time salaried foreign ninja

American becomes Japan’s first full-time salaried foreign ninja

The first american professional ninja in Japan greets the press on Saturday April 23, 2016, in the grounds of Nagoya Castle, Aichi prefecture, Japan. (Photos by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) […]

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Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo

Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo

The annual sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Japan. (Photos by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Yokozuna Harumafuji Yokozuna Hakuho

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Sakura season in Tokyo

Sakura season in Tokyo

A selection of our favourite cherry blossom pictures from spring 2016 in Tokyo. Here cherry blossoms are illuminated at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 2016. (Photo by Yuriko […]