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Pepper World 2016

Pepper World 2016

Softbank’s humanoid robot Peppers sleep before starting a press preview of the Pepper World exhibition in Tokyo on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Pepper’s latest applications […]

Features, Modern Japan

The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho

The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho

“The Classic House at Akasaka Prince Hotel” and Kioi Residence (L) tower at a press preview in Tokyo on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. The new luxury hotel “The Prince Gallery […]

Other Sports, Sports

Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 Skateboard Contest

Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 Skateboard Contest

A skater performs at the Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 at Kugenuma Beach in Fujisawa, Japan. (Photo by Ben Weller/AFLO) Daisuke Ikeda, winner of the Murasaki Shonan Open 2016 Skateboard Street […]

News, Politics

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Ruling Coalition Wins Majority in Upper House

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Ruling Coalition Wins Majority in Upper House

Tokyo, Japan – Japanese Prime Minister and ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president Shinzo Abe pins a rosette on his party’s candidates list in the Upper House election at the […]

Features, Modern Japan

Art Aquarium 2016

Art Aquarium 2016

Colourful goldfish swim fish tanks during a press preview of an art exhibition “Art Aquarium” in Tokyo on Thursday, July 7, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) The exhibition is […]