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National Foundation Day

National Foundation Day

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Revelers carry portable shrines down the main street lined with chic boutiques and snazzy cafes to celebrate […]

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Tokyo Fire Department New Year’s 2013 Fire Review

Tokyo Fire Department New Year’s 2013 Fire Review

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Ladder stunts are shown by the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association during “Dezomeshiki,” or the New Year’s Fire […]

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Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013

Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A Shinto priest performs a purification ritual for a group of Japanese business persons who offer prayers […]

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Diamond Fuji from Fujimizaka Slope in Nippori

Diamond Fuji from Fujimizaka Slope in Nippori

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) November 13, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – A lot of people gather to enjoy “Diamond Fuji,” the sunset over the summit […]

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Fifty Shades of Grey published in Japanese

Fifty Shades of Grey published in Japanese

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Fifty Shades of Grey in Japanese, November 1, 2012 – The erotic best seller written by EL James finally hits […]