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Yayoi Kusama’s Largest Solo Exhibition

Yayoi Kusama’s Largest Solo Exhibition

Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama attended the press pre-opening day for her largest solo exhibition, “Yayoi Kusama: My Eternal Soul” on February 21. The 87 year-old artist was named one […]

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Pepper dances PPAP

Pepper dances PPAP

SoftBank’s humanoid robot Pepper performs “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen (PPAP)” dance at Pepper World 2017. (Photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Every year, SoftBank Robotics organizes Pepper World exhibition to showcase the […]

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Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day in Tokyo

Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Firefighters participated in fire drills during the 63rd Bunkazai Boka Day (Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day) at Ikegami Honmonji Temple on January 26 in […]

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Japanese airport staff wearing robotic suit HAL

Japanese airport staff wearing robotic suit HAL

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Narita Airport staff are using robotic suit HAL (Hybrid Assitive Limb) which gives its wearer extra strength when lifting heavy luggage. The hi-tech device was […]

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Anti-Trump protesters take to the streets of Tokyo

Anti-Trump protesters take to the streets of Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) People marched the streets of Tokyo on Friday night to protest againt Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. An […]