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Decorations of Japan’s New Year

Decorations of Japan’s New Year

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) December 27, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Kadomatsu are a pair of bamboo and pine decorations, which Japanese people place in […]

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79th Birthday of Emperor Akihito

79th Birthday of Emperor Akihito

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) December 23, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito waves to a throng of well-wishers from behind the bullet-proof glass panel […]

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Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012

Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) November 8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Bargain hunters crowd around the stalls decorated with colorful good-luck bamboo rakes in the […]

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24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa

24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) November 3rd, 2012 : Tokyo, Japan – Performers in costumes of Mito Komon, Japanese periodical TV drama series, played its […]

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Sumo Wrestlers in Training

Sumo Wrestlers in Training

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) (FILE) Tokyo, Japan – Sumo wrestlers are seen training at the Dewanoumi sumo stable, September 8, 2010. (Photo by Tony […]