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Nationwide protests against new security bills

Nationwide protests against new security bills

Simultaneous demonstrations were organised across Japan on Sunday to protest against government-sponsored national security-related bills. The Japanese government or Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to push through changes to […]

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Features

Super Yosakoi 2015

Super Yosakoi 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A reveler in a colorful costume dances to the music on the main street of Tokyo’s upscale […]

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Sport

Tokyo 2020 abandons controversial logo design

Tokyo 2020 abandons controversial logo design

Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games logos on display inside the Tokyo Metropolitan building on September 1, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. The Tokyo Olympic organizers decided to drop the […]

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Bizarre Japan

Comic Market 88 Summer 2015

Comic Market 88 Summer 2015

The Comic Market 88 Summer 2015 exhibition was held at at Tokyo Big Sight over the weekend. Thousands of manga and anime fans attended the first day of the Comic […]

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Entertainment

34th Asakusa Samba Carnival

34th Asakusa Samba Carnival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Samba dancers perform through the streets of the traditional Asakusa district during the 34th Asakusa Samba Carnival […]

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Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 22 – Aug. 28)

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 22 – Aug. 28)

Tokyo, Japan – A Formula E racing car cruises down the street during a drive event in Tokyo’s Roppongi district on August 23, 2015. (Photo by Pasya/AFLO) Tokyo, Japan – […]

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Nationwide protests against new security bills

Nationwide protests against new security bills

Simultaneous demonstrations were organised across Japan on Sunday to protest against government-sponsored national security-related bills. The Japanese government or Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to push through changes to […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Maid cafe waitresses sprinkle water during the “Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival” in Akihabara electric district of Tokyo, […]

Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 15 – Aug. 21)

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 15 – Aug. 21)

Tokyo, Japan – Japan Marks The 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II on August 15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. Under the scorching summer sun, thousands of people visited […]

Features, Modern Japan

Kiyose Sunflower Festival

Kiyose Sunflower Festival

Visitors take pictures of the sunflowers at the Kiyose sunflower festival on August 19, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. About 100,000 sunflowers are in full bloom at the festival which is is […]

News

Star Wars Themed Airplanes Introduced by ANA

Star Wars Themed Airplanes Introduced by ANA

Japanese airline ANA introduced three new Star Wars themed liveries at a news conference in Tokyo on August 18th 2015. (All photos by Pasya/AFLO) On August 18, 2015, Tokyo, Japan […]