Pictures of the Week (Aug. 8 – Aug. 14)

Inter Highschool Judo Championships 2015
Nara, Japan – Go Kandori in action during the Inter-High School Judo Championships, Men’s -90kg at Tenri University Somanouchi Gymnasium, August 10, 2015. (Photo by AFLO SPORT)

Families of JAL Flight 123 victims visit crash site on Mt. Osutaka for the 30th anniversary
Gunma, Japan – On the ridge of Mt. Osutaka, bereaved families of the 520 people perished in the crash of Japan Airlines Flight 123 pay homage to the crash site on Mt. Osutaka, north of Tokyo, on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, on the 30th anniversary of the nations worst plane crash. The JAL Boeing 747, with 524 people aboard, crashed on the ridge of Mt. Osutaka, some 100 km northwest of Tokyo, killing all but 520 passengers and crew in the evening of August 12, 1985. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Comiket 88 Summer 2015 in Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan – A cosplayer poses for the cameras during the Comic Market 88 Summer 2015 exhibition at Tokyo Big Sight on August 14, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. Thousands of manga and anime fans attended the first day of the Comic Market 88 (Comiket) at Tokyo Big Sight. The Comic Market was established in 1975 to allow fans and artists to interact and focuses on manga, anime, gaming and cosplay. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

Badminton : TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015
Jakarta, Indonesia – Kento Momota in action during the Total BWF World Championships 2015 Men’s Singles Quarter-final match at Istora Senayan Arena, August 14, 2015. (Photo by Shingo Ito/AFLO SPORT)

70th Anniversary End of World War II
Tokyo, Japan -A government-sponsored ceremony for the ward dead are conducted at Tokyo’s Japan Martial Arts Hall with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attending on Saturday, August 15, 2015, as the nation observes the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. (Photo by Kaku Kurita/AFLO)