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Features, Traditional Japan

The Ninja – who were they?

The Ninja – who were they?

The entrance to a special exhibition entitled The Ninja – Who were they? on July 2nd 2016 at Miraikan in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibition runs through until October 10th, 2016. (Photo […]

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Aichi, Japan – A general view of the 100th Japan Track & Field National Championships Men’s 100m Final at Paloma Mizuho Stadium, June 25, 2016. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Aichi, […]

Anime, Bizarre

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

A shrine maiden posed for a portrait in front of the entrance of Akihabara shrine in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan. June 27, 2016. (Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Anime figures […]

News, Society

Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

A miniature toy model of Queen Elizabeth II and a British European Union passport on June 23, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. British voters opted to leave the EU after votes […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr attends a promotion event for Japanese miso company Marukome in Omachi, Nagano Prefecture, central Japan on June 21, 2016. (Photos by Pasya/AFLO) Marukome’s mascot character Marukome Kun seemed […]