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Japan Historical Photos: The Kingendai Collection

Japan Historical Photos: The Kingendai Collection

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Undated – Shibasaburo Kitasato (1853-1931) was a Japanese physician and bacteriologist. He studied under Dr. Robert Koch in the University […]

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Yokohama Chinatown: 150 years of history in Japan

Yokohama Chinatown: 150 years of history in Japan

An entrance gate leading into Yokohama Chinatown. Yokohama Chinatown is a largest Chinatown in Asia with a history that dates back to approximately 150 years. Until today, it still remains […]

News, Traditional Japan

Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto

Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto

A Kyoto tradition since the 6th centruy the Aoi Matsuri (Hollyhock Festival) procession moves through Shimogamo Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The festival was begun in the 500s as […]

J League Football, Sports

The Start of the J-League

The Start of the J-League

Japanese supporters of Yokohama Marinos celebrate the first game in the J-League in 1993 between Kawasaki Verdy and Yokohama Marinos, held at the National Stadium in Tokyo.

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Fall of the Berlin Wall Anniversary 2009

Fall of the Berlin Wall Anniversary 2009

German Embassy in Tokyo exhibits large-format photos.