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Former PM Shinzo Abe assassinated during election event

Former PM Shinzo Abe assassinated during election event

Copies of an extra edition of a newspaper are handed out in Tokyo’s Yurakucho district on July 8, 2022 showing the news that Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has […]

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Features

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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Sport

Bantamweight Title Unification Fight

Bantamweight Title Unification Fight

Naoya Inoue attends a press conference at Ohhashi Boxing Gym in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, Wednesday, June 8, 2022. Inoue won the world bantamweight title unification boxing match of WBA, WBC […]

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Bizarre Japan

Skymark unveils 2nd Pikachu Jet

Skymark unveils 2nd Pikachu Jet

Skymark’s 2nd “Pikachu Jet BC” (Boeing 737-800, JA73NG) unveiled in a hangar at Haneda Airport, on May 30, 2022. (Photo by Aviation Wire/AFLO) Skymark pilot and flight attendants unveil the […]

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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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Olympic Games, Sports

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

Azusa Iwashimizu and Tadahiro Nomura participates in The Grand Start Ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay at Fukushima National Training Center J-Village on March 25, 2021, in Fukushima […]

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Apple iPhone 12 series goes on sale in Japan

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 – […]

Society

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 […]

Society

Summer heat wave in Japan

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 […]

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Tokyo raises coronavirus alert level to red

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 […]