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Year-end shoppers fill the street of Ameyoko district

Year-end shoppers fill the street of Ameyoko district

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) People shop along the street of Ameyoko district near Ueno station on December 30, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko) is a narrow shopping […]

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Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Asakusa visitors take pictures of traditional Hagoita (Battledores) on display during the Hagoita-Ichi fair at the Sensoji Temple on December 17, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Originated in the Edo period the […]

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Kiba Kakunori Raftsmen Perform

Kiba Kakunori Raftsmen Perform

Raftsmen, members of the Kiba ‘kakunori’ preservation society, perform a stunt on floating square timber logs at a festival in Tokyo on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio […]

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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 […]