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Sapporo Snow Festival 2019

Sapporo Snow Festival 2019

February 3, 2019, Sapporo, Japan – A large snow sculpture of characters of Hatsune Miku and Toyama Kasumi is displayed at the 70th annual Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo in […]

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Emperor Akihito’s 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo

Emperor Akihito’s 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo

Japan’s Emperor Akihito waves to well-wishers who gathered to celebrate his 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan on December 23, 2018. (Photo by Pasya/AFLO) Japan’s Emperor Akihito […]

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Marunouchi Christmas Parade

Marunouchi Christmas Parade

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Some 300 office workers in Marunouchi area dressed up as Santa Claus to participate in “Marunouchi Christmas Parade” on the illuminated Nakadori street in Marunouchi […]

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First day of sale for the annual year-end jumbo lottery

First day of sale for the annual year-end jumbo lottery

Japan’s lottery campaign girl Mai Kato displays sample tickets as she attends a promotional event on the first day of sale for the annual year-end jumbo lottery on November 21, […]

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Giant panda Xiang Xiang starting her adult life

Giant panda Xiang Xiang starting her adult life

November 13, 2018, Tokyo, Japan – One year old female giant panda Xiang Xiang walks alone at the Ueno Zoological Garden in Tokyo on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Xiang Xiang […]