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Emperor Akihito 80th Birthday at the Imperial Palace

Emperor Akihito 80th Birthday at the Imperial Palace

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Flanked by his family, Japan’s Emperor Akihito waves to flag-waving well-wishers celebrating his 80th birthday during a […]

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Japanese Cherish Sweet Memory of Penny Candies

Japanese Cherish Sweet Memory of Penny Candies

In a small hideout-like store, there are more than 100 kinds of candies. In Japan, you often see children rushing into Dagashiya, a penny candy store, after school. Dagashi, penny […]

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Bean-Throwing Festival at Zojoji Temple

Bean-Throwing Festival at Zojoji Temple

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Kids with demon masks throw soybeans at demons on stage at Zojoji Temple in downtown Tokyo as […]

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Koenji Awaodori Festival 2012

Koenji Awaodori Festival 2012

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Koenji Awaodori: August 25, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Around 12,000 dancers pile out onto the streets of Koenji over the […]