News

Japan faces potato chips crisis

Japan faces potato chips crisis

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Potato chip products are disappearing from the shelves in Japanese supermarkets. Japanese snack manufacturers Calbee and Koikeya announced that they will stop selling some […]

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Features

“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

(All photos by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Ceremonial sumo tournament “Honozumo” took place at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on April 17. Held annually in April, the free one-day event features top sumo […]

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Sport

Very limited edition Ferrari J50 launches in Japan

Very limited edition Ferrari J50 launches in Japan

This is the very special limited edition Ferrari J50 premiered in Tokyo on on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 to celebrate Ferrari’s 50th anniversary in Japan. (Photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) The […]

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Bizarre Japan

Phallus Festival : Kanamara Matsuri

Phallus Festival : Kanamara Matsuri

All photos by Hiroshi Omori/AFLO Phallus Festival or Kanamara Matsuri took place at Kanayama Shrine in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, on April 2. The event is held every year on the […]

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Entertainment

Paul McCartney arrives at Tokyo International Airport

Paul McCartney arrives at Tokyo International Airport

(All photos by AFLO) Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell arrived at Tokyo International Airport on a private jet on April 23. The former Beatles member was in good […]

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Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Aichi, Japan – A general view of the 100th Japan Track & Field National Championships Men’s 100m Final at Paloma Mizuho Stadium, June 25, 2016. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Aichi, […]

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Other News

Spettacolo, Celebrità Internazionali

Liv Tyler arrives at Tokyo International Airport

Liv Tyler arrives at Tokyo International Airport

(All photos by AFLO) Actress Liv Tyler arrived at Tokyo International Airport on Sunday, dressed in simple black with a pair of glasses after a long flight from London. She […]

Notizie

King and Queen of Spain Arrive in Japan

King and Queen of Spain Arrive in Japan

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Spain’s King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia arrived at Tokyo International Airport on April 4. The royal couple will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo […]

Reportage, Giappone Tradizionale

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo

(All images by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) People admiring the beautiful cherry blossoms in Tokyo during the first week of April. Every year, crowds gather to popular cherry blossom spots with food […]

Notizie, Società

Interpets Asia Pacific 2017

Interpets Asia Pacific 2017

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Interpets Asia Pacific is being held at Tokyo Big Sight from March 30 to April 2. This year, 403 companies from 17 countries are […]

Stranezze, Notizie, Robot, Tecnologia

48 Robi robots dance in unison at Robi EXPO

48 Robi robots dance in unison at Robi EXPO

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Robi EXPO took place at Hills Cafe / SPACE in Roppongi Hills in Tokyo from March 30 to April 1. 48 Robi robots including […]