Traditional Japan

News, Society, Traditional Japan

Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013

Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013Japanese Businessmen Pray for Better Business in 2013

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A Shinto priest performs a purification ritual for a group of Japanese business persons who offer prayers […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Decorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New Year

Decorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New YearDecorations of Japan’s New Year

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) December 27, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Kadomatsu are a pair of bamboo and pine decorations, which Japanese people place in […]

News, Traditional Japan

79th Birthday of Emperor Akihito

79th Birthday of Emperor Akihito

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) December 23, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito waves to a throng of well-wishers from behind the bullet-proof glass panel […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012

Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012Tori-no-Ichi Japanese Traditional Annual Open-Air Market 2012

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) November 8, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Bargain hunters crowd around the stalls decorated with colorful good-luck bamboo rakes in the […]

Features, Traditional Japan

24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa

24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa24th Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) November 3rd, 2012 : Tokyo, Japan – Performers in costumes of Mito Komon, Japanese periodical TV drama series, played its […]