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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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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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Tokyo swelters as summer heatwave continues

Tokyo swelters as summer heatwave continues

Pedestrians in the Ginza shopping district shelter from the sun with parasols on August 9, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. Japan’s capital recorded its 17th consecutive day since July 24th with […]

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The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

*Click on the images to see the full set. The early days Portrait of Akihito (Prince Tsugu at the time) at the age of three. (Photo by The Mainichi Newspaper/AFLO) […]

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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 […]