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Features, Modern Japan

High tech Tokyo cemetery with LED Buddhas

High tech Tokyo cemetery with LED Buddhas

A Buddha statue at the Ruriden memorial hall at the Koukoku-ji temple on February 11, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Martin Hladik/AFLO) In a country with an ageing population […]

Traditional Japan

Sannosai Festival 2015

Sannosai Festival 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Kawasaki, Japan – Participants carry traditional Mikoshi altars to the Shinto Temple of Inage during the Sannosai Festival in the […]

Technology

Apple Fans Queue at Ginza Apple Store Before iPhone 6 Announcement

Apple Fans Queue at Ginza Apple Store Before iPhone 6 Announcement

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A hardcore Japanese Apple fan has already secured his place on the side walk in front of […]

News

Third Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

Third Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Rikuzentakada, Japan – People fly trains of kites, sending their prayers to the victims of the national disaster in Rikuzentakada, […]

Politics

Okinawa Residents Protest Against U.S. Military Base Relocation

Okinawa Residents Protest Against U.S. Military Base Relocation

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Naha, Japan – Hundreds of Okinawa residents protest in front of a prefectural government office on against the approval of […]