• Apple iPhone 12 series goes on sale in Japan

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    Apple iPhone 12 series goes on sale in Japan

    Apple fan shows Apple’s 5G new iPhone 12 series at an Apple Store in Tokyo, Japan on October 23, 2020. (Photo by Naoki Nishimura/AFLO) October 23, 2020, Tokyo, Japan – […]

  • The 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Tokyo

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    The 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Tokyo

    August 15, 2020, Tokyo, Japan – People visit the controversial Yasukuni shrine to honor war victims in Tokyo on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Japan marked the 75th anniversary of its […]

  • Summer heat wave in Japan

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    Summer heat wave in Japan

    August 11, 2020, Kumagaya, Japan – A thermometer displays a temperature of 39.5-degree Celsius in Kumagaya, suburban Tokyo on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Heatwave attacked Kanto region and some points […]

  • Tokyo raises coronavirus alert level to red

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    Tokyo raises coronavirus alert level to red

    The Rainbow Bridge is lit up in red, after the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has issued a “Tokyo alert” due to an increase in coronavirus cases in Tokyo, Japan on June […]

  • Japan lifts state of emergency

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    Japan lifts state of emergency

    A large screen shows live broadcasting of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s press conference in Tokyo, Japan on May 25, 2020. Abe announced the government’s decision to lift a coronavirus […]

  • COVID-19 in Japan

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    COVID-19 in Japan

    The cruise ship Diamond Princess, with people quarantined onboard due to fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus, is docked at Daikoku Pier in Yokohama, Japan on February 17, 2020. (Photo […]

  • Movie Premiere: Ichido Shinde Mita

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    Movie Premiere: Ichido Shinde Mita

    Japanese actors Ryo Yoshizawa, Suzu Hirose, Shinichi Tsutsumi and director Shinji Hamasaki attend the Mass meeting event for their movie Ichido Shinde Mita on March 10, 2020, at Aoyama Geihinkan […]

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The 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Tokyo

The 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Tokyo

August 15, 2020, Tokyo, Japan – People visit the controversial Yasukuni shrine to honor war victims in Tokyo on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Japan marked the 75th anniversary of its […]

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Oto matsuri fire festival 2020

Oto matsuri fire festival 2020

Oto-matsuri festival at Kamikura-shrine in Shingu City, Wakayama Prefecture. Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Festival-goers holding torches gather during the Oto-matsuri festival […]

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Inside the new Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Venue: Ariake Arena

Inside the new Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Venue: Ariake Arena

Grand Opening Ceremony of Ariake Arena Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Japanese wheelchair basketball team members demonstrate a training session after […]

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Bizarre Japan

Tokyo Game Show 2019

Tokyo Game Show 2019

September 12, 2019, Chiba, Japan – Models in costumes of video game software pose at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on Thursday, September 12, 2019. 655 Japanese […]

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Entertainment

Movie Premiere: Ichido Shinde Mita

Movie Premiere: Ichido Shinde Mita

Japanese actors Ryo Yoshizawa, Suzu Hirose, Shinichi Tsutsumi and director Shinji Hamasaki attend the Mass meeting event for their movie Ichido Shinde Mita on March 10, 2020, at Aoyama Geihinkan […]

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Traditional Japan

Oto matsuri fire festival 2020

Oto matsuri fire festival 2020

Oto-matsuri festival at Kamikura-shrine in Shingu City, Wakayama Prefecture. Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Festival-goers holding torches gather during the Oto-matsuri festival […]

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Empty shelves inside Penang supermarket

Empty shelves inside Penang supermarket

(All photos by AFLO) People flocked to supermarkets to stockpile on food and other daily necessities after Malaysia announced a 2-week travel restriction starting March 18. The first positive case […]

Traditional Japan

Oto matsuri fire festival 2020

Oto matsuri fire festival 2020

Oto-matsuri festival at Kamikura-shrine in Shingu City, Wakayama Prefecture. Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Festival-goers holding torches gather during the Oto-matsuri festival […]

Traditional Japan

Japanese Festival: Setsubun at Sensoji Temple Asakusa

Japanese Festival: Setsubun at Sensoji Temple Asakusa

On February 3 a special Setsubun celebration was held at Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo. Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Setsubun or […]

Olympic Games, Sports

Inside the new Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Venue: Ariake Arena

Inside the new Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Venue: Ariake Arena

Grand Opening Ceremony of Ariake Arena Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Japanese wheelchair basketball team members demonstrate a training session after […]

Olympic Games, Sports

Tokyo 2020: organizers unveil sustainable Athletes Village Plaza

Tokyo 2020: organizers unveil sustainable Athletes Village Plaza

Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Tokyo 2020 to Host Press Tour of Village Plaza in Athletes Village and Ceremony Inviting Municipalities […]