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The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

*Click on the images to see the full set. The early days Portrait of Akihito (Prince Tsugu at the time) at the age of three. (Photo by The Mainichi Newspaper/AFLO) […]

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Sapporo Snow Festival 2019

Sapporo Snow Festival 2019

February 3, 2019, Sapporo, Japan – A large snow sculpture of characters of Hatsune Miku and Toyama Kasumi is displayed at the 70th annual Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo in […]

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Robodex 2019

Robodex 2019

January 16, 2019, Tokyo, Japan – Japanese robot venture Speecys displays a life-sized mannequin robot “Kosoka Cocona” which has 37 actuators and make various posing and dancing at an robot […]

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Crowds for New Year at Haneda airport

Crowds for New Year at Haneda airport

December 30, 2018, Tokyo, Japan – International terminal of Tokyo’s Haneda airport is crowded with tourists to travel abroad on Sunday, December 30, 2018. Major railway stations, airports and highways […]

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Emperor Akihito’s 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo

Emperor Akihito’s 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo

Japan’s Emperor Akihito waves to well-wishers who gathered to celebrate his 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan on December 23, 2018. (Photo by Pasya/AFLO) Japan’s Emperor Akihito […]