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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. […]

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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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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

The 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival

The 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival

October 28, 2019, Tokyo, Japan -Casts and staffs of the movie “That Moment, My Heart Cried” smile upon their arrival at the opening ceremony for the 32nd Tokyo International Film […]

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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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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. […]

Olympic Games

Media preview of Tokyo’s National Olympic Stadium

Media preview of Tokyo’s National Olympic Stadium

December 15, 2019, Tokyo, Japan – The new National Stadium is shown to the media as a ceremony marking the completion of the facility in Tokyo on Sunday, December 15, […]

Society

Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement parade

Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement parade

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako wave to well-wishers during their royal parade to mark the enthronement of Japanese Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, November 10, 2019. (Photo […]

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Fire at Shurijo Castle in Okinawa

Fire at Shurijo Castle in Okinawa

Flames at Shurijo Castle in Naha on the morning of October 31, 2019 in Okinawa, Japan. A fire broke out at the World Heritage listed site during the early hours […]