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Total lunar eclipse observed in Japan

Total lunar eclipse observed in Japan

November 8, 2022, Tokyo, Japan – Total lunar eclipse is observed in Tokyo on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 while Uranus is approaching to the lunar underneath. (Photo by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) […]

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Features

Visual Summary: Autumn in Japan 2022

Visual Summary: Autumn in Japan 2022

Autumn leaves at Shinkoin temple in Kyoto, Japan (Photo by Koichi Sudo/AFLO) Autumn in Japan is just as popular as spring. Seeing the autumn foliage (koyo in Japanese) should be […]

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Sport

Japan stuns Germany in Opening Match

Japan stuns Germany in Opening Match

Japan team group (JPN), NOVEMBER 23, 2022 – Football / Soccer : FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match between Germany 1-2 Japan at Khalifa International Stadium in Al […]

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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

Tokyo International Film Festival 2022 returns with international guests

Tokyo International Film Festival 2022 returns with international guests

October 24, 2022 – The 35th Tokyo International Film Festival. Opening Ceremony at Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan on October 24, 2022. (Photo by 2022 TIFF/AFLO) The 35th Tokyo […]

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Traditional Japan

Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi 2022

Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi 2022

Stage performance, August 27, 2022, Tokyo, Japan – Event: Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi 2022 at Harajuku/Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan.(Photo by Michael Steinebach/AFLO) Team dance performance, August 27, 2022, Tokyo, […]

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Entertainment, Tokyo International Film Festival

Tokyo International Film Festival 2022 returns with international guests

Tokyo International Film Festival 2022 returns with international guests

October 24, 2022 – The 35th Tokyo International Film Festival. Opening Ceremony at Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan on October 24, 2022. (Photo by 2022 TIFF/AFLO) The 35th Tokyo […]

Business, News

The US dollar is traded 150 yen against Japanese yen

The US dollar is traded 150 yen against Japanese yen

October 21, 2022, Tokyo, Japan – The U.S. dollar is traded at 150 yen level against Japanese yen at a foreign exchange market in Tokyo on Friday, October 21, 2022. […]

Parkour, Sports

1st FIG Parkour World Championships in Tokyo, Japan

1st FIG Parkour World Championships in Tokyo, Japan

General view, OCTOBER 14, 2022 – Parkour : 1st FIG Parkour World Championships Opening Ceremony at Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Dimitrios Kyrsanidis (GRE), […]

International Soccer, Sports

Throwback Thursday : 2002 FIFA World Cup

Throwback Thursday : 2002 FIFA World Cup

Ronaldinho (BRA), JUNE 30, 2002 – Football / Soccer : Ronaldinho of Brazil celebrates with the trophy after winning the 2002 FIFA World Cup KOREA/JAPAN Final match between Brazil 2-0 […]

Sports

Sports Day in Japan 2022

Sports Day in Japan 2022

School field day (Undo-kai in Japanese) (Photo by AFLO) Monday, October 10th, 2022 was a public holiday in Japan called “Sports Day.” Formerly called the “Health and Sports Day”, it […]