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Mitama Festival in Tokyo

Mitama Festival in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Every summer, traditional ”Mitama Festival” is celebrated at Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine. Over 30,000 lanterns are displayed along the entrance of the shrine to help […]

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“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

(All photos by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Ceremonial sumo tournament “Honozumo” took place at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on April 17. Held annually in April, the free one-day event features top sumo […]

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Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo

Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo

The annual sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Japan. (Photos by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Yokozuna Harumafuji Yokozuna Hakuho

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70th Anniversary End of World War II

70th Anniversary End of World War II

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers a bouquet of flowers to the war dead at the government […]

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Japan Marks The 67th Anniversary Of World War II

Japan Marks The 67th Anniversary Of World War II

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) August 15, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda offers bows during a ceremony marking the 67th anniversary […]