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Features, Traditional Japan

New Year Ice Bath Ceremony in Japan

New Year Ice Bath Ceremony in Japan

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Annual New Year ice bath ceremony took place at Kanda Myojin Shrine in Tokyo on January 21. A group of brave men and women […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Year-end shoppers fill the street of Ameyoko district

Year-end shoppers fill the street of Ameyoko district

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) People shop along the street of Ameyoko district near Ueno station on December 30, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko) is a narrow shopping […]

Bizarre, Fushigi

Monkey and rooster clean hotel windows for New Year

Monkey and rooster clean hotel windows for New Year

Window cleaners dressed as rooster and monkey wipe the windows of the Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo, hanging 55.5 meters above ground on December 15, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) […]

News

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Yokohama Chinatown

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Yokohama Chinatown

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Yokohama, Japan – Revelers countdown to the Chinese New Year on February 7, 2016 in Yokohama Chinatown. 2016 is the […]

News, Society

Tokyo annual fire fighting drill

Tokyo annual fire fighting drill

Tokyo Firefighters’ New Year drill on January 6, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Firefighters demonstrate their firefighting and rescue techniques during an annual New Year’s review of the Tokyo Fire Department on […]