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“Menma” made from young bamboo helping save forests

May 9, 2019

Tokyo–“Menma” seasoned food made domestically from bamboo plants as tall as humans is gaining popularity in Japan, contributing to preserving undeveloped woodland near populated areas. Imported menma, made usually from bamboo shoots, is commonly used as a topping for ramen

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Travelers surge during Japan’s Golden Week holiday

May 7, 2019

Tokyo–The number of people in Japan who traveled by rail and air during this year’s Golden Week holiday period in the nation surged from a year earlier, data from railway operators and airlines showed on Tuesday. The six passenger service

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People back to work in Japan after 10-day holiday

May 7, 2019

Tokyo/Osaka–Many people in Japan were back to work on Tuesday, after the end on Monday of an unprecedented 10-day holiday during which the Imperial succession was carried out and the country’s era name changed to Reiwa from Heisei. Ticket gates

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Ginza road on canvas

May 6, 2019

On the 5th of Children’s Day, the streets of Ginza, Tokyo, were reborn on a huge canvas. The children who participated in one frame of “Kodomo Allan-Ginza” drew colorful pictures about 120 meters using colorful cloth tape. Daiya Daii, 11,

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Carp streamer in celebration of Children’s Day

May 4, 2019

A 100-metre-long (328 ft.) carp streamer is hosted by a crane in the city of Kazo, Saitama prefecture on Friday, 3 May 2019, during an event to celebrate the Japanese holiday of Children’s Day on May 5. AFP- JIJI Press

Japan Royals Ceremony

May 1, 2019

An archer on horseback dressed as an ancient samurai warrior shoots an arrow at a target during an event to celebrate Japan’s new imperial “Reiwa” era at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo on May 1, 2019. – Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito

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Displaying kimono textile

April 29, 2019

Kyoto- In this file photo taken on December 8, 2018 tourists wearing kimono take pictures at the Kimono Forest, displaying kimono textile patterns inside cylinder-shaped poles, in Arashiyama, Kyoto prefecture. Japan marks the end of an era with Tuesday’s abdication

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Digital Art

April 29, 2019

This picture taken on Sunday, April 28, 2019 shows people enjoying their visit at the team lab border less museum of Tokyo. – Collective team Lab, known internationally for their innovative “digital art” that combines projections, sound and carefully designed

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