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Features, Traditional Japan

Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

(Photo by Nicolas Datiche/AFLO) President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura displays a 278kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. […]

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

Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Asakusa visitors take pictures of traditional Hagoita (Battledores) on display during the Hagoita-Ichi fair at the Sensoji Temple on December 17, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Originated in the Edo period the […]

Features, Modern Japan

Construction continues at Toyosu site as Tsukiji Fish Market relocation plans put on hold

Construction continues at Toyosu site as Tsukiji Fish Market relocation plans put on hold

The final phase of construction continues at the replacement site for the Tsukiji central fish market at its new site in Tokyo’s waterfront Toyosu on Thursday, September 1, 2016. (All […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Shorinzan Daruma Market

Shorinzan Daruma Market

We visited the annual Daruma Market at the Shorinzan Temple in Takasaki on January 6th. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Merchants sell Daruma dolls outside the Shorinzan Daruma Temple […]