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Features, Traditional Japan

Kiba Kakunori Raftsmen Perform

Kiba Kakunori Raftsmen Perform

Raftsmen, members of the Kiba ‘kakunori’ preservation society, perform a stunt on floating square timber logs at a festival in Tokyo on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio […]

Features, Modern Japan

Japan celebrates national Health and Sports Day

Japan celebrates national Health and Sports Day

Reina Satake & Chisato Doihata perform in Tokyo’s Shibuya district as part of a special event on Japan’s National Health & Sports Day to promote the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and […]

Features, Traditional Japan

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A promotional sumo event gets under way at a commercial complex next to Tokyo central station on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) A youngster tackles with […]

Features, Modern Japan

Art Aquarium 2016

Art Aquarium 2016

Colourful goldfish swim fish tanks during a press preview of an art exhibition “Art Aquarium” in Tokyo on Thursday, July 7, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) The exhibition is […]

News, Society

Tokyo annual fire fighting drill

Tokyo annual fire fighting drill

Tokyo Firefighters’ New Year drill on January 6, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Firefighters demonstrate their firefighting and rescue techniques during an annual New Year’s review of the Tokyo Fire Department on […]