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Japan back on track for Russia 2018 with 2-0 win away to Thailand

Japan back on track for Russia 2018 with 2-0 win away to Thailand

Japan recorded their first win in their FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier Final Round Group B vs Thailand at Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. […]

Bizarre, Robots

Humanoid robot EMIEW3 to guide passengers at Tokyo airport

Humanoid robot EMIEW3 to guide passengers at Tokyo airport

Japanese electronics giant Hitachi’s humanoid robot Emiew3 is shown to the press at Tokyo Internatinal Airport on Friday, September 2, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Hitachi will start a […]

International Soccer, Sports

Japan off to a losing start in new World Cup qualifying round

Japan off to a losing start in new World Cup qualifying round

Japan star-player Keisuke Honda isn’t happy with the referee who didn’t see that second-half substitute Takuma Asano’s shot had clearly crossed the goal line. (Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO) UAE’s Ismail […]

Features, Modern Japan

Construction continues at Toyosu site as Tsukiji Fish Market relocation plans put on hold

Construction continues at Toyosu site as Tsukiji Fish Market relocation plans put on hold

The final phase of construction continues at the replacement site for the Tsukiji central fish market at its new site in Tokyo’s waterfront Toyosu on Thursday, September 1, 2016. (All […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

A promotional sumo event gets under way at a commercial complex next to Tokyo central station on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) A youngster tackles with […]