News

Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

A miniature toy model of Queen Elizabeth II and a British European Union passport on June 23, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. British voters opted to leave the EU after votes […]

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Features

The World’s Shortest Escalator

The World’s Shortest Escalator

The World’s shortest escalator in the basement level of More’s Department Store in Kawasaki, on June 14, 2016, Kawasaki, Japan. (Photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) With only 5 […]

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Sport

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 – Japan Race

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 – Japan Race

Juan Velarde (ESP) flies in a Practice Session for the Master Class at The Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 in Chiba, Japan. The race came to Japan on […]

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Bizarre Japan

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

A shrine maiden posed for a portrait in front of the entrance of Akihabara shrine in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan. June 27, 2016. (Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Anime figures […]

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Entertainment

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr in Nagano for Marukome Miso

Miranda Kerr attends a promotion event for Japanese miso company Marukome in Omachi, Nagano Prefecture, central Japan on June 21, 2016. (Photos by Pasya/AFLO) Marukome’s mascot character Marukome Kun seemed […]

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Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 4 – Jun. 10)

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 4 – Jun. 10)

Tokyo, Japan – An anti-racist protester faces off an police officer during an anti-foreign demonstration in Shibuya ward on June 05, 2016. A group of anti-foreign protestors took the streets […]

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Other News

Anime, Stranezze

Love Cul Spirit – Cosplay Event in Nagoya

Love Cul Spirit – Cosplay Event in Nagoya

A cosplayer checks her makeup before a photo shoot at Love Cul Spirit. (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) A cosplayer poses for a picture with a pink plastic gun at […]

Foto della Settimana

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 4 – Jun. 10)

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 4 – Jun. 10)

Tokyo, Japan – An anti-racist protester faces off an police officer during an anti-foreign demonstration in Shibuya ward on June 05, 2016. A group of anti-foreign protestors took the streets […]

Spettacolo, Premiere Film

Alexander Skarsgard for The Legend of Tarzan in Tokyo

Alexander Skarsgard for The Legend of Tarzan in Tokyo

Alexander Skarsgard in Tokyo to promote Tarzan. Alexander said that he went to eat at a small local sushi place before the event and that he loved it. (All photos by Naho […]

Reportage, Giappone Moderno

Tokyo Toy Show 2016

Tokyo Toy Show 2016

An exhibitor shows a Takara Tomy ”Beyblade Burst B-34 Starter Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable” at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2016 in Tokyo Big Sight on June 9, 2016, Tokyo, […]

Reportage, Giappone Tradizionale

Dano Festival in Korea

Dano Festival in Korea

Kim Dae-gyun (R), tightrope walking master and the Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 58 of South Korea, performs during “Early Summer High Day, Dano Festival” at the Namsangol Hanok Village […]