Pictures of the Week (Mar. 5 – Mar. 12)

Hakkeijima Sea Paradise introduces new attration
Yokohama, Japan – A projection mapping is displayed on the floor at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The amusement park with aquarium introduced their new attraction “Rakuen no aquarium (aquarium of paradise)” where floral images appear on the walls and interior of the aquarium. (Photo by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO)

The Danish Girl Japan Premiere
Tokyo, Japan – (L to R) Actor Eddie Redmayne and Director Tom Hooper appear between fans during the Japan premiere of The Danish Girl on March 9, 2016. Eddie Redmayne with his wife Hannah Bagshawe came to Japan to greet fans during the red carpet for the movie The Danish Girl. The film was nominated in four categories at the Academy Awards with Best Supporting Actress going to Alicia Vikander. Redmayne who won Best Actor at the Academy Awards in 2015 lost out this year in the Best Actor category to Leonardo DiCaprio. The film hits Japanese theaters on March 18. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/

Namie in Fukushima 5 years after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Fukushima, Japan – A man offers a prayer for the victims of tsunami and earthquake on the area destroyed by the tsunami at Namie in Fukushima prefecture near the crippled TEPCO’s nuclear plant on Friday, March 11, 2016 on the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. (Photo by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO)

Okawa Elementary School  in Ishinomaki 5 years after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Miyagi, Japan – The remains of Okawa Elementary School on March 11, 2016 in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Exactly 5 years earlier 74 out of the school’s 108 students lost their lives as a result of the tsunami on March 11th, 2011. (Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO)