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Table Tennis couple Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung-chieh wed

Table Tennis couple Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung-chieh wed

Japanese Table Tennis player Ai Fukuhara attends a press conference to formerly announce her marriage to Taiwanese husband Chiang Hung-chieh in Tokyo, Japan. (Photos by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT) The table […]

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Tokyo Game Show 2016 opens with emphasis on VR

Tokyo Game Show 2016 opens with emphasis on VR

Models dressed in videogame cosplay at the annual Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on Thursday, September 15, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) The 20th anniversary Show includes […]

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Renho becomes first female leader of Japan’s main opposition

Renho becomes first female leader of Japan’s main opposition

Renho (single name), deputy chief of the Democratic Party, delivers her speech during the opposition party’s leadership election in Tokyo on Thursday, September 15, 2016. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) Renho, […]

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Apple announces new iPhone 7 models; mock-ups already on sale in Tokyo for JPY 1,980

Apple announces new iPhone 7 models; mock-ups already on sale in Tokyo for JPY 1,980

A mock-up of the new iPhone 7 Plus on September 8, 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Francesco Libassi/AFLO) Apple announced two new versions of its popular smartphone on […]

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Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

August 8, 2016, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito addresses to the nation, expressing his thoughts on abdication in a video message from the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday, August […]