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Magnitude 6 Earthquake hits Osaka, Japan

Magnitude 6 Earthquake hits Osaka, Japan

(All photos by Aflo) Magnitude 6 earthquake hit Osaka, Japan around 8am on June 18, 2018. The earthquake struck during the morning rush hour causing major traffic disruption, leaving people […]

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Features

Sanja Festival in Asakusa

Sanja Festival in Asakusa

(Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Sanja Festival, one of the three great Shinto festivals in Tokyo, took place in Asakusa from May 18-20. A boisterous traditional mikoshi (portable shrine) […]

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Sport

Andres Iniesta signs with J-League first-division side Vissel Kobe

Andres Iniesta signs with J-League first-division side Vissel Kobe

(Photos by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) Barcelona’s legendary soccer player Andres Iniesta signed a contract with J-League first-division side Vissel Kobe. Iniesta attended a press conference in Tokyo on May 24 in […]

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Bizarre Japan

Robot Hotel Opens in Ginza

Robot Hotel Opens in Ginza

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) A new branch of Henn-na (Weird) Hotel opened in Ginza district in Tokyo. The hotel is managed by humans and robots, some of which […]

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Entertainment

Rimau Ritzberger Grillo attends “One Kiss” movie stage greeting

Rimau Ritzberger Grillo attends “One Kiss” movie stage greeting

(All photos by AFLO) Actor Rimau Ritzberger Grillo attended the stage greeting for “One Kiss”at the Cinema Qualite in Tokyo on June 2.

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Traditional Japan

Sanja Festival in Asakusa

Sanja Festival in Asakusa

(Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Sanja Festival, one of the three great Shinto festivals in Tokyo, took place in Asakusa from May 18-20. A boisterous traditional mikoshi (portable shrine) […]

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Other News

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Big Doll Festival at Tomisaki Shrine in Katsuura

Big Doll Festival at Tomisaki Shrine in Katsuura

(All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) Approximately 1800 dolls decorate the 60 steps of Tomisaki Jinja in Katsuura, 50 miles southeast of Tokyo. The Pacific coastal fishing town in Chiba prefecture […]

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Japan wins gold in Ladies’ Team Pursuit, sets Olympic record

Japan wins gold in Ladies’ Team Pursuit, sets Olympic record

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Japan’s Kodaira wins gold in Speed Skating 500m

Japan’s Kodaira wins gold in Speed Skating 500m

(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO) Japan’s Nao Kodaira won a gold medal in Speed Skating Ladies’ 500m at PyeongChang Olympics on February 18. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO) Korea’s Lee Seung-Hwa won a silver […]

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Japan celebrates Hanyu’s gold medal

Japan celebrates Hanyu’s gold medal

(All images by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won a gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Men’s Figure Skating competition with a total score 317.85 followed by […]

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Kodaira wins silver, Takagi bronze at Speed Skating 1000m

Kodaira wins silver, Takagi bronze at Speed Skating 1000m

(All photos by MATSUO.K/AFLO) Japan’s Nao Kodaira (R) won silver medal and Miho Takagi (L) bronze at Speed Skating 1,000m final at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February […]