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Ansel Elgort promotes “Baby Driver” in Tokyo

Ansel Elgort promotes “Baby Driver” in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) American actor Ansel Elgort appeared at the stage greeting for the film “Baby Driver” at Shinjuku Wald 9 on August 19. Elgort is in […]

Traditional Japan

Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival in Fujisawa

Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival in Fujisawa

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Kotai Jingu Shrine Festival was held in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture on August 17. The festival is held each year around the mid-August “Bon” holiday, which […]

Anime, Bizarre

Comiket 92 Summer 2017 in Tokyo Big Sight

Comiket 92 Summer 2017 in Tokyo Big Sight

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Comiket or Comic Market, the largest event for manga and comic lovers, took place at Tokyo Big Sight from August 11-13.

Features, Modern Japan

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 […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Tourists visit the abandoned island of Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island”

Tourists visit the abandoned island of Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island”

(All photos by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Hashima Island, commonly known as Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island,” is an abandoned island located off the coast of Nagasaki Prefecture in southwest Japan […]