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Smart Community Japan 2016

Smart Community Japan 2016

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – SoftBank’s humanoid robot Pepper performs at the Smart Community Japan 2016 show at Tokyo Big Sight on […]

Bizarre, Features, Modern Japan

The World’s Shortest Escalator

The World’s Shortest Escalator

The World’s shortest escalator in the basement level of More’s Department Store in Kawasaki, on June 14, 2016, Kawasaki, Japan. (Photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) With only 5 […]

News, Politics

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe public hearing

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe public hearing

Beleaguered Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe of Tokyo is summoned to a public hearing of an investigative committee of the Metropolitan Assembly at Tokyo City Hall on Monday, June 13, 2016. (All […]

Anime, Bizarre

Love Cul Spirit – Cosplay Event in Nagoya

Love Cul Spirit – Cosplay Event in Nagoya

A cosplayer checks her makeup before a photo shoot at Love Cul Spirit. (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) A cosplayer poses for a picture with a pink plastic gun at […]

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 4 – Jun. 10)

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 4 – Jun. 10)

Tokyo, Japan – An anti-racist protester faces off an police officer during an anti-foreign demonstration in Shibuya ward on June 05, 2016. A group of anti-foreign protestors took the streets […]