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Coming of Age Day 2019 in Japan

Coming of Age Day 2019 in Japan

January 14, 2019, Urayasu, Japan – 20-year-old women wearing kimonos take pictures after the ceremony of their “Coming-of-Age Day” celebration at the Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, suburban Tokyo on Monday, […]

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Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Buddhist monks performed a ritual at the start of a daruma kuyo ceremony at Dairyuji, a Buddhist temple in Gifu, Japan. (JANUARY 13, 2019) (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) People […]

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Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

(Photo by Nicolas Datiche/AFLO) President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura displays a 278kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. […]

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Japanese emperor Akihito celebrates 85th birthday

Japanese emperor Akihito celebrates 85th birthday

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Japanese emperor Akihito celebrated his 85th birthday on December 23 at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. The emperor will abdicate on April 30 next year, […]

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Chichibu Night Festival 2018

Chichibu Night Festival 2018

Chichibu Festival Yataijyoji floats go through the street of Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture on December 3, 2018. People carry a mikoshi and floats with fireworks during the Chichibu Night Festival. […]