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Tokyo’s new fish market opens in Toyosu

Tokyo’s new fish market opens in Toyosu

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin) The new Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market opened in Toyosu on October 11. The new fish market replaces the famous Tsukiji Fish Market which […]

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Tokyo’s iconic Tsukiji fish market closes its 83 years of history

Tokyo’s iconic Tsukiji fish market closes its 83 years of history

(All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) Tokyo’s iconic Tsukiji fish market, one of the worlds largest wholesale market, closed its 83 years of history on Saturday, October 6. The market moves […]

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Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo event at Tokyo Station

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo event at Tokyo Station

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Special Grand Sumo Tournament ”Hakkiyoi KITTE” was held at the Tokyo KITTE commercial complex located in front of Tokyo Station on August 26. Every […]

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Japan observes 73rd anniversary of end of World War 2

Japan observes 73rd anniversary of end of World War 2

(Photo by Nicolas Datiche/AFLO) Japan marked the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attended the memorial ceremony at Tokyo Budokan Martial Arts […]

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Uchimizukko Festival

Uchimizukko Festival

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Uchimizukko festival took place at the Kanda Myojin Shrine on August 11. Uchimizukko is a Japanese summer tradition celebrated in Akihabara since 2003, and […]