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Traditional Japan

Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako hina dolls

Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako hina dolls

Japanese ”hina” dolls modeled after Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako are displayed at Kyugetsu Company on January 23, 2019, Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese doll maker Kyugetsu Co. unveiled […]

Technology

Robodex 2019

Robodex 2019

January 16, 2019, Tokyo, Japan – Japanese robot venture Speecys displays a life-sized mannequin robot “Kosoka Cocona” which has 37 actuators and make various posing and dancing at an robot […]

Other Sports

Kisenosato attends sumo ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine

Kisenosato attends sumo ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine

Japanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato (R) attends the ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on January 8, 2019. (Photo by AFLO) Japanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato […]

Traditional Japan

Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Buddhist monks performed a ritual at the start of a daruma kuyo ceremony at Dairyuji, a Buddhist temple in Gifu, Japan. (JANUARY 13, 2019) (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) People […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

Tuna fish sold for record 3 million USD at Toyosu fish market

(Photo by Nicolas Datiche/AFLO) President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura displays a 278kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. […]