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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 […]

Features, Traditional Japan

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 […]

Anime, Bizarre

Pikachu Outbreak 2018

Pikachu Outbreak 2018

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Over 1500 Pikachu mascots paraded the streets of Yokohama on August 16 as part of an annual “Pikachu Outbreak” event where flocks of cute Pokemon […]

Anime, Bizarre

Comiket 94 Summer 2018

Comiket 94 Summer 2018

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Comic Market 94 (Comiket) took place at Tokyo Big Sight on August 11. The annual event that began in 1975 focuses on manga, anime, […]

Traditional Japan

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 […]