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Bizarre, Robots

Sharp introduces RoBoHoN phone robot

Sharp introduces RoBoHoN phone robot

This new must have gadget is a miniature humanoid robot with a screen on its back and a camera and projector in its face. According to Sharp this is the […]

Politics

G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Hiroshima

G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Hiroshima

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks before the press in Hiroshima, western Japan on Monday, April […]

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Mar. 26 – Apr. 1)

Pictures of the Week (Mar. 26 – Apr. 1)

Tokyo, Japan – Cosplayers pose for a picture during Anime Japan 2016 on March 26, 2016. Anime Japan 2016 brings together all aspects of the”anime” industry offering an opportunity for […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Sakura season in Tokyo

Sakura season in Tokyo

A selection of our favourite cherry blossom pictures from spring 2016 in Tokyo. Here cherry blossoms are illuminated at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 2016. (Photo by Yuriko […]

Features, Modern Japan

Tokyu Plaza Ginza opens to the public

Tokyu Plaza Ginza opens to the public

Tokyu Plaza Ginza opened in Tokyo’s upmarket Ginza district on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)