Post Tagged with: "Ginza"

Society

First day of sale for the annual year-end jumbo lottery

First day of sale for the annual year-end jumbo lottery

Japan’s lottery campaign girl Mai Kato displays sample tickets as she attends a promotional event on the first day of sale for the annual year-end jumbo lottery on November 21, […]

Technology

Celebration party with aibo

Celebration party with aibo

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Japanese electronics giant Sony’s robot dogs “aibo” play with knitted balls at a special event “Celebration party with Aibo” for the 2nd anniversary of the […]

Bizarre, Robots

Robot Hotel Opens in Ginza

Robot Hotel Opens in Ginza

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) A new branch of Henn-na (Weird) Hotel opened in Ginza district in Tokyo. The hotel is managed by humans and robots, some of which […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Hundreds of people wearing yukata (casual kimono) gathered on the main street of Ginza to participate in the annual Uchimizu (water sprinkling) event called […]

News, Technology

Robot Pepper starts to work serving coffee at SoftBank store

Robot Pepper starts to work serving coffee at SoftBank store

(Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The humanoid robot Pepper is programmed to interact with people while serving Nescafe coffee for a special promotion at the Softbank store in Ginza from […]