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Yayoi Kusama’s Largest Solo Exhibition

Yayoi Kusama’s Largest Solo Exhibition

Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama attended the press pre-opening day for her largest solo exhibition, “Yayoi Kusama: My Eternal Soul” on February 21. The 87 year-old artist was named one […]

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Features

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Large snow sculptures are being displayed at the annual Sapporo Snow Festival which is held February 6-12th this year. Over 2.5 million people are expecting […]

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Sport

Very limited edition Ferrari J50 launches in Japan

Very limited edition Ferrari J50 launches in Japan

This is the very special limited edition Ferrari J50 premiered in Tokyo on on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 to celebrate Ferrari’s 50th anniversary in Japan. (Photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) The […]

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Bizarre Japan

Monkey Business at Tama Zoo in Tokyo as Chimpanzee Escapes

Monkey Business at Tama Zoo in Tokyo as Chimpanzee Escapes

A zookeeper disguised as a chimpanzee takes part in an Escaped Animal Drill at Tama Zoological Park. The annual escape drill is held in Tokyo zoos to help prepare zookeepers […]

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Entertainment

Michael Fassbender attends screening for “Assasin’s Creed” in Tokyo

Michael Fassbender attends screening for “Assasin’s Creed” in Tokyo

The Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender attended a special screening for his movie “Assassin’s Creed” on February 15 in Tokyo. Also in attendance was Japanese actor Takumi Saito who did the […]

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Pictures of the Week

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Pictures of the Week (Jun. 25 – Jul. 1)

Aichi, Japan – A general view of the 100th Japan Track & Field National Championships Men’s 100m Final at Paloma Mizuho Stadium, June 25, 2016. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Aichi, […]

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Other News

新闻速递, 科技

Pepper dances PPAP

Pepper dances PPAP

SoftBank’s humanoid robot Pepper performs “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen (PPAP)” dance at Pepper World 2017. (Photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Every year, SoftBank Robotics organizes Pepper World exhibition to showcase the […]

娱乐, 国际名流

Tim Burton attends press conference for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in Tokyo

Tim Burton attends press conference for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Director Tim Burton attended the press conference for his film “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” in Roppongi’s Midtown today. The dark fantasy film […]

特写专题, 新闻速递, 社会万象, 传统文化

Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day in Tokyo

Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day in Tokyo

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Firefighters participated in fire drills during the 63rd Bunkazai Boka Day (Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day) at Ikegami Honmonji Temple on January 26 in […]

娱乐, 国际名流, 宣传首映

La La Land Japan Premiere

La La Land Japan Premiere

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Actor Ryan Gosling and director Damien Chazelle attended the Japan premiere for the movie “La La Land” on January 26 in Tokyo. The romantic […]

新鲜事, 特写专题, 现代日本, 新闻速递, 机器人, 科技

Japanese airport staff wearing robotic suit HAL

Japanese airport staff wearing robotic suit HAL

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Narita Airport staff are using robotic suit HAL (Hybrid Assitive Limb) which gives its wearer extra strength when lifting heavy luggage. The hi-tech device was […]