News

Nationwide protests against new security bills

Nationwide protests against new security bills

Simultaneous demonstrations were organised across Japan on Sunday to protest against government-sponsored national security-related bills. The Japanese government or Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to push through changes to […]

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Features

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Maid cafe waitresses sprinkle water during the “Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival” in Akihabara electric district of Tokyo, […]

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Sport

Volleyball : FIVB Women’s World Cup 2015

Volleyball : FIVB Women’s World Cup 2015

The teams line up for Japan vs Dominican Republic at the FIVB Women’s World Cup 2015 in volleyball currently taking place in Japan. With 12 teams involved Japan currently lie […]

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Bizarre Japan

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Maid cafe waitresses sprinkle water during the “Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival” in Akihabara electric district of Tokyo, […]

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Entertainment

34th Asakusa Samba Carnival

34th Asakusa Samba Carnival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Samba dancers perform through the streets of the traditional Asakusa district during the 34th Asakusa Samba Carnival […]

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Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 22 – Aug. 28)

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 22 – Aug. 28)

Tokyo, Japan – A Formula E racing car cruises down the street during a drive event in Tokyo’s Roppongi district on August 23, 2015. (Photo by Pasya/AFLO) Tokyo, Japan – […]

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Other News

特集, 日本の今

Kiyose Sunflower Festival

Kiyose Sunflower Festival

Visitors take pictures of the sunflowers at the Kiyose sunflower festival on August 19, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. About 100,000 sunflowers are in full bloom at the festival which is is […]

ニュース

Star Wars Themed Airplanes Introduced by ANA

Star Wars Themed Airplanes Introduced by ANA

Japanese airline ANA introduced three new Star Wars themed liveries at a news conference in Tokyo on August 18th 2015. (All photos by Pasya/AFLO) On August 18, 2015, Tokyo, Japan […]

その他 スポーツ, スポーツ

World Yo-Yo Contest 2015

World Yo-Yo Contest 2015

On Sunday the World Yo-Yo Contest 2015 came to Japan with the finals being held at at Bellesalle Akihabara in Tokyo. Our photographer Naoki Morita was there to see contestants […]

アニメ, おもしろニュース

Comic Market 88 Summer 2015

Comic Market 88 Summer 2015

The Comic Market 88 Summer 2015 exhibition was held at at Tokyo Big Sight over the weekend. Thousands of manga and anime fans attended the first day of the Comic […]

今週の一枚

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 8 – Aug. 14)

Pictures of the Week (Aug. 8 – Aug. 14)

Nara, Japan – Go Kandori in action during the Inter-High School Judo Championships, Men’s -90kg at Tenri University Somanouchi Gymnasium, August 10, 2015. (Photo by AFLO SPORT) Gunma, Japan – […]