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Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

A promotional sumo event gets under way at a commercial complex next to Tokyo central station on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) A youngster tackles with […]

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The Ninja – who were they?

The Ninja – who were they?

The entrance to a special exhibition entitled The Ninja – Who were they? on July 2nd 2016 at Miraikan in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibition runs through until October 10th, 2016. (Photo […]

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Fertility Festival at Tagata Shrine in Japan

Fertility Festival at Tagata Shrine in Japan

A Shinto priest performs a ceremony before a wooden phallus during Honen-sai, a fertility festival at Tagata Shrine in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Men carry […]

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Coming of Age Day 2016

Coming of Age Day 2016

Young women dressed in colorful kimonos take a selfie during a Coming of Age Day ceremony at Tokyo Prince Hotel on January 11, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes […]

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New Year Celebration at Kawasaki Daishi

New Year Celebration at Kawasaki Daishi

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Kawasaki, Japan – People perform ablutions at Kawasaki Daishi, January 3, 2016. The Buddhist temple is a popular site to […]