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Tokyo Auto Salon 2018

Tokyo Auto Salon 2018

(Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/Nippon News) Tokyo Auto Salon took place at Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex in Chiba, Japan, from January 12-14. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/Nippon News) Tokyo […]

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Pokemon GO PARK in Yokohama

Pokemon GO PARK in Yokohama

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Annual Pokemon event started at Minatomirai Park in Yokohama on August 9. Hundreds of Pokemon GO app fans gathered at the special Pokemon GO […]

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Earthquake-resistant domes in Kumamoto

Earthquake-resistant domes in Kumamoto

(All photos by Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Earthquake-resistant dome houses in Aso Farm Land, Kumamoto prefecture, were used as evacuation shelters for Kumamoto earthquake victims. Some houses are decorated with a […]

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Luxury Toilet Worth 10 Million Yen

Luxury Toilet Worth 10 Million Yen

Japanese toilet wholesaler Sakamoto unveiled a luxury toilet “Bidocoro” worth 10 million yen (USD90,000) at the annual Hotel and Restaurant Show at Tokyo Big Site on February 23. (All photos […]

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Pepper the robot starts work at sushi restaurant

Pepper the robot starts work at sushi restaurant

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Pepper the robot works at the reception of the Hamazushi conveyor belt sushi restaurant in Saitama, just north of Tokyo. The humanoid robot created […]