News

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits Japan

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is on a 3-day visit to Japan. Pence met Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and Chief of Staff Katsutoshi Kawano […]

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Features

Fire festival at Toba Shinmeisha Shrine

Fire festival at Toba Shinmeisha Shrine

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Annual fire festival “Toba-no-Hi Matsuri” took place on February 11 at Toba Shinmeisha, a Shinto shrine in Nishio, Japan. The festival begins with men walking […]

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Bizarre Japan

Robot Hotel Opens in Ginza

Robot Hotel Opens in Ginza

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) A new branch of Henn-na (Weird) Hotel opened in Ginza district in Tokyo. The hotel is managed by humans and robots, some of which […]

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Entertainment

“The Greatest Showman” press conference in Tokyo

“The Greatest Showman” press conference in Tokyo

(All photos by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) Australian actor Hugh Jackman and American actress / singer Keala Settle attended the press conference for their movie “The Greatest Showman” at Tokyo Midtown on […]

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Traditional Japan

Fire festival at Toba Shinmeisha Shrine

Fire festival at Toba Shinmeisha Shrine

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Annual fire festival “Toba-no-Hi Matsuri” took place on February 11 at Toba Shinmeisha, a Shinto shrine in Nishio, Japan. The festival begins with men walking […]

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Other News

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

Fire festival at Toba Shinmeisha Shrine

Fire festival at Toba Shinmeisha Shrine

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Annual fire festival “Toba-no-Hi Matsuri” took place on February 11 at Toba Shinmeisha, a Shinto shrine in Nishio, Japan. The festival begins with men walking […]

Olympic Games, Sports

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games have begun

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games have begun

(Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO) The opening ceremony for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games was held on February 9, kicking off the winter sport festival. (Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Yuka Fujimori […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Hugh Jackman arrives in Japan

Hugh Jackman arrives in Japan

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Australian actor Hugh Jackman arrived at Narita International Airport in Chiba on February 12. Jackman spent time to greet fans who were anxiously waiting […]

Entertainment, International Celebrities

Celine Farach arrives in Japan

Celine Farach arrives in Japan

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) American model and singer Celine Farach arrived at Tokyo International Airport on February 9. Farach greeted fans and posed for selfies upon her arrival. […]