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COVID-19 in Japan

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 […]

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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

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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Other News

News, Society

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 […]

Olympic Games, Sports

Olympic rings lit up in Tokyo Bay

Olympic rings lit up in Tokyo Bay

These Olympic rings are on a man made island in Tokyo Bay near Odaiba beach. On Friday January 24th they were lit up for the first time and there was […]

Pro Wrestling

NJPW’s awesome Wrestle Kingdom 14 show in Tokyo

NJPW’s awesome Wrestle Kingdom 14 show in Tokyo

New Japan Pro-Wrestling Wrestle Kingdom 14 at Tokyo Dome on January 4, 2020. Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Will Ospreay vs […]

Traditional Japan

Japan New Year’s tuna auction sold for 193 million yen

Japan New Year’s tuna auction sold for 193 million yen

January 5, 2020, Tokyo, Japan – Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-zanmai displays a 276kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant in Tokyo on Sunday, January 5, 2020. […]

Society

First sunrise on New Year’s Day in Japan

First sunrise on New Year’s Day in Japan

January 1, 2020, Tokyo, Japan – People watch the sunrise which appears behind the clouds on the New Year’s Day at a beach in Tokyo on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. […]