• Nakagin Capsule Tower Demolition

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    Nakagin Capsule Tower Demolition

    A general view of the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Ginza, Tokyo, Japan on October 5, 2021. (Photo by AFLO) Demolition work continues at Nakagin Capsule Tower, an iconic structure designed […]

  • 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama

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    2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama

    Georgia Taylor-Brown (GBR), MAY 14, 2022 – Triathlon : ITU World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama 2021 Women’s Elite in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO SPORT) Varfolomieiev Anatolii (UKR), […]

  • 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

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    2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

    (Click on the image to see the gallery) The National Stadium, JULY 23, 2021: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naoki […]

  • Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

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    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 […]

  • 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

    Society

    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 […]

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Nakagin Capsule Tower Demolition

Nakagin Capsule Tower Demolition

A general view of the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Ginza, Tokyo, Japan on October 5, 2021. (Photo by AFLO) Demolition work continues at Nakagin Capsule Tower, an iconic structure designed […]

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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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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama

2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama

Georgia Taylor-Brown (GBR), MAY 14, 2022 – Triathlon : ITU World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama 2021 Women’s Elite in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO SPORT) Varfolomieiev Anatolii (UKR), […]

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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

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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 […]

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Japan lifts state of emergency

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]