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Olympic Games, Sports

Japan’s Ayumu Hirano wins silver behind Shaun White in Halfpipe

Japan’s Ayumu Hirano wins silver behind Shaun White in Halfpipe

(Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Japan’s young star Ayumu Hirano won silver medal behind the American legend Shaun White in Snowboarding Halfpipe final on February 14 at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic […]

Olympic Games, Sports, Uncategorized

Ayumu Hirano and Shaun White compete at Halfpipe Qualifying

Ayumu Hirano and Shaun White compete at Halfpipe Qualifying

(Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Snowboarding Men’s Halfpipe Qualification took place on February 13 at Phoenix Snow Park during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea. Japan’s young star […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Large snow sculptures are being displayed at the annual Sapporo Snow Festival which is held February 6-12th this year. Over 2.5 million people are expecting […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Coming of Age Celebration: Mikoshi in the Sea

Coming of Age Celebration: Mikoshi in the Sea

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Traditional Coming of Age ceremony took place in Katase Enoshima beach in Kanagawa Prefecture on January 15. New adults who will turn 20 years old […]

News

February 14 Snowfall in Tokyo

February 14 Snowfall in Tokyo

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A lone walker slogs through the pile of snow on the Imperial Palace outer garden in Tokyo […]