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The 63rd Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori

The 63rd Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori

August 24, 2019, Tokyo, Japan: The 63rd Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori Dance Festival takes place the last weekend of August. (Photo by Michael Steinebach/AFLO) August 24, 2019, Tokyo, Japan: The 63rd […]

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Fire at Kyoto Animation

Fire at Kyoto Animation

ALL IMAGES BY THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS/AFLO. GET IN TOUCH FOR LICENSING At least 33 people died and dozens were injured after a man set fire to an animation studio in […]

Traditional Japan, Uncategorized

Namahage Sedo Festival at Shinzan Shrine

Namahage Sedo Festival at Shinzan Shrine

(All photos by Richard Atrero de Guzman/Aflo) Men dressed as Namahage or mountain demons, dressed in straw clothes and masks perform a dance during the Namahage Sedo Festival at Shinzan […]

Olympic Games, Sports, Uncategorized

Japan wins gold in Ladies’ Team Pursuit, sets Olympic record

Japan wins gold in Ladies’ Team Pursuit, sets Olympic record

Olympic Games, Sports, Uncategorized

Ayumu Hirano and Shaun White compete at Halfpipe Qualifying

Ayumu Hirano and Shaun White compete at Halfpipe Qualifying

(Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Snowboarding Men’s Halfpipe Qualification took place on February 13 at Phoenix Snow Park during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea. Japan’s young star […]