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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits Japan

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is on a 3-day visit to Japan. Pence met Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and Chief of Staff Katsutoshi Kawano […]

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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

Stacy Martin attends press conference for Redoubtable

Stacy Martin attends press conference for Redoubtable

(Photos by AFLO) Actress Stacy Martin attends a press conference for the film “Redoubtable” at Kaguraza in Tokyo, Japan on May 23. The film will open on July 13 in […]

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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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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 […]

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“The Greatest Showman” press conference in Tokyo

“The Greatest Showman” press conference in Tokyo

(All photos by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) Australian actor Hugh Jackman and American actress / singer Keala Settle attended the press conference for their movie “The Greatest Showman” at Tokyo Midtown on […]

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Japan’s Ayumu Hirano wins silver behind Shaun White in Halfpipe

Japan’s Ayumu Hirano wins silver behind Shaun White in Halfpipe

(Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Japan’s young star Ayumu Hirano won silver medal behind the American legend Shaun White in Snowboarding Halfpipe final on February 14 at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic […]

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Hugh Jackman attends “The Greatest Showman” red carpet in Tokyo

Hugh Jackman attends “The Greatest Showman” red carpet in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Australian actor Hugh Jackman and singer / actress Keala Settle attended a special red carpet event for the musical movie ”The Greatest Showman” in […]