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Yosakoi-in-Oiden Festival in Toyokawa

Yosakoi-in-Oiden Festival in Toyokawa

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Traditional Yosakoi-in-Oiden festival was held in Toyokawa City, Aichi prefecture, on May 28. Dance teams gathered from all over the nation to participate in the […]

Features, Traditional Japan

14 year-old shogi shogi player wins sixth group ranking match of Ryuo Tournament

14 year-old shogi shogi player wins sixth group ranking match of Ryuo Tournament

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Japan’s youngest professional shogi player Sota Fujii beat 20-year-old Seiya Kondo at the sixth group ranking match of the 30th Ryuuou Tournament on May […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Hugh Jackman attends “Logan” premiere in Japan

Hugh Jackman attends “Logan” premiere in Japan

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Australian actor Hugh Jackman attended a red carpet event for the Marvel movie “Logan” at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo on May 24. Jackman and […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Brad Pitt attends press conference for “War Machine” in Tokyo

Brad Pitt attends press conference for “War Machine” in Tokyo

(All Photos by AFLO) Actor Brad Pitt attends the press conference for the Netflix original movie “War Machine” in Tokyo on May 22. Director David Michod and producer Jeremy Kleiner […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Hugh Jackman Arrives in Japan

Hugh Jackman Arrives in Japan

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Australian actor Hugh Jackman arrived at Narita International Airport with his wife Deborrah-Lee Furness to promote his movie “Logan,” his final Wolverine movie, on […]