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Society, Traditional Japan

Coming of Age Day ceremonies in Japan

Coming of Age Day ceremonies in Japan

New adults who will be 20 years old this year attended the Coming of Age Day ceremonies which were held across Japan today. (Photo by Ben Weller/AFLO) The event is […]

Features, Modern Japan

New Year Fire Review 2017

New Year Fire Review 2017

Members of the Tokyo Fire Department perform during the New Year’s Fire Review 2017 on January 6, 2017, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

“David Bowie Is” Exhibition in Tokyo

“David Bowie Is” Exhibition in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) David Bowie Is exhibition debuted in Tokyo on January 5, 2017 in Tennozu Isle. More than 300 items were displayed including original costumes, handwritten […]

News, Society

Tuna fish fetches over $630,000 at first auction of 2017

Tuna fish fetches over $630,000 at first auction of 2017

Buyers inspect tuna at Tsukiji wholesale fish market on January 5, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) The first auction of the new year was held early […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Year-end shoppers fill the street of Ameyoko district

Year-end shoppers fill the street of Ameyoko district

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) People shop along the street of Ameyoko district near Ueno station on December 30, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko) is a narrow shopping […]