• Battle of Okinawa 74th anniversary commemoration

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    Battle of Okinawa 74th anniversary commemoration

    5100 worshippers attend the memorial service for all war dead of “Battle of Okinawa” at the Peace memorial park in Itoman, Okinawa, Japan on June 23, 2019. (Photo by AFLO) […]

  • Tokyo Toy Show 2019

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    Tokyo Toy Show 2019

    June 13, 2019, Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s toy maker Tomy displays Pokemon’s characters Pikachu and Eevee shaped robots which react to human voices at the annual International Tokyo Toy Show […]

  • The Reiwa era begins

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    The Reiwa era begins

    People watch a large screen showing Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito attends the enthronement ceremony (First Audience after the Accession to the Throne) in Tokyo, Japan on May 1, 2019, the […]

  • Possible Banksy artwork displayed at Tokyo Govt building

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    Possible Banksy artwork displayed at Tokyo Govt building

    A possible artwork by graffiti artist Banksy is displayed at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building in Tokyo, Japan on April 25, 2019. The rat graffiti, discovered in January, will be […]

  • Reiwa era announced in Japan

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    Reiwa era announced in Japan

    A large screen shows Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga unveil the name of the new Imperial era, “Reiwa,” in Tokyo, Japan on April 1, 2019. The Japanese government officially announced […]

  • Vissel Kobe signs Sergi Samper

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    Vissel Kobe signs Sergi Samper

    Sergi Samper (Vissel), MARCH 7, 2019 – Football : Vissel Kobe new signing player Sergi Samper during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by MATSUO.K/AFLO SPORT) Sergi Samper (Vissel), […]

  • Tokyo Marathon 2019

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    Tokyo Marathon 2019

    Start/General view, MARCH 3, 2019 – Marathon : Tokyo Marathon 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by MATSUO.K/AFLO SPORT) Start/General view, MARCH 3, 2019 – Marathon : Tokyo Marathon 2019 in […]

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Battle of Okinawa 74th anniversary commemoration

Battle of Okinawa 74th anniversary commemoration

5100 worshippers attend the memorial service for all war dead of “Battle of Okinawa” at the Peace memorial park in Itoman, Okinawa, Japan on June 23, 2019. (Photo by AFLO) […]

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Features

Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

FEBRUARY 17, 2019 – Men in loincloths gather at a shrine during the Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival, in Inazawa City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The festival, which dates to […]

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Sport

Vissel Kobe signs Sergi Samper

Vissel Kobe signs Sergi Samper

Sergi Samper (Vissel), MARCH 7, 2019 – Football : Vissel Kobe new signing player Sergi Samper during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by MATSUO.K/AFLO SPORT) Sergi Samper (Vissel), […]

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Bizarre Japan

Tokyo Toy Show 2019

Tokyo Toy Show 2019

June 13, 2019, Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s toy maker Tomy displays Pokemon’s characters Pikachu and Eevee shaped robots which react to human voices at the annual International Tokyo Toy Show […]

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Entertainment

Yoshiki attends press conference for “xXx 4”

Yoshiki attends press conference for “xXx 4”

Yoshiki, movie director D.J. Caruso and Producer Mark Johnson attend the press conference for Hollywood movie “xXx 4” in Tokyo, Japan on January 25. Yoshiki has been appointed as the […]

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Traditional Japan

Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

FEBRUARY 17, 2019 – Men in loincloths gather at a shrine during the Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival, in Inazawa City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The festival, which dates to […]

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Società

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) […]

Giappone Tradizionale

Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

FEBRUARY 17, 2019 – Men in loincloths gather at a shrine during the Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival, in Inazawa City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The festival, which dates to […]

Anime

Alita: Battle Angel promotion in Shinjuku

Alita: Battle Angel promotion in Shinjuku

A life-size statue of Alita is seen in a corridor of Shinjuku Station on February 16, 2019, Tokyo, Japan. There are two life-size statues promoting ”Alita: Battle Angel” film in […]

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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 […]

Giappone Tradizionale

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Yokohama

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Yokohama

February 5, 2019, Yokohama, Japan – People watch on as a lion dance is performed to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Japan’s Yokohama China Town on February 5, […]