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Olympic Games, Sports

Olympic Flag touches down in Tokyo

Olympic Flag touches down in Tokyo

Tokyo Governor, Yuriko Koike, arrives at Tokyo International Airport carrying the Olympic flag. (All photos by Kenjiro Matsuo/AFLO SPORT) Some of the Japanese Olympians from Rio returned to Japan along […]

Features, Modern Japan

Luxury Capsule Hotel in Shinjuku

Luxury Capsule Hotel in Shinjuku

Anshin Oyado is a luxury capsule hotel located within 3-minutes of the busy Shinjuku station. Our reporter Rodrigo visited on August 7, 2016, (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The […]

Anime, Bizarre

Comiket 90 – Summer 2016

Comiket 90 – Summer 2016

Photographers take pictures of a cosplayer during the Comic Market 90 (Comiket) event in Tokyo Big Sight on August 12, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Thousands […]

Olympic Games, Sports

Rio 2016 – Olympic Highlights

Rio 2016 – Olympic Highlights

Highlights from our team of photographers covering the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympic park on August 9th, 2016. (Photo by Sho Tamura/AFLO SPORT) Olympic Volunteers […]

News, Society

Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

August 8, 2016, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito addresses to the nation, expressing his thoughts on abdication in a video message from the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday, August […]