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Traditional Japan

Wakamiya Hachiman-sha Shrine festival in Nagoya

Wakamiya Hachiman-sha Shrine festival in Nagoya

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Wakamiya Hachiman-sha Shrine annual festival took place on May 15 and 16 in Nagoya, Japan. One of the largest festivals in Nara Prefecture originated in […]

Traditional Japan

Big Doll Festival at Tomisaki Shrine in Katsuura

Big Doll Festival at Tomisaki Shrine in Katsuura

(All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) Approximately 1800 dolls decorate the 60 steps of Tomisaki Shrine in Katsuura, 50 miles southeast of Tokyo. The Pacific coastal fishing town in Chiba prefecture […]

Olympic Games, Sports, Uncategorized

Japan wins gold in Ladies’ Team Pursuit, sets Olympic record

Japan wins gold in Ladies’ Team Pursuit, sets Olympic record

(Photo by MATSUO.K/AFLO) Japan won gold medal in speed skating team pursuit, beating the strong Netherlands team with an Olympic record of 2 minutes 53.89 seconds. (Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO) […]

Olympic Games, Sports

Kodaira wins silver, Takagi bronze at Speed Skating 1000m

Kodaira wins silver, Takagi bronze at Speed Skating 1000m

(All photos by MATSUO.K/AFLO) Japan’s Nao Kodaira (R) won silver medal and Miho Takagi (L) bronze at Speed Skating 1,000m final at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

“The Greatest Showman” press conference in Tokyo

“The Greatest Showman” press conference in Tokyo

(All photos by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) Australian actor Hugh Jackman and American actress / singer Keala Settle attended the press conference for their movie “The Greatest Showman” at Tokyo Midtown on […]