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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


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,


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


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


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


EXCLUSIVE: “Broadway” Project Kicks Off in Tokyo

April 28, 2019

Tokyo- The industry ministry has started discussing with private companies the development of a theater district in Tokyo like Broadway in New York, in an effort to attract more foreign tourists to the capital. In Broadway and London’s West End,


Japan Holiday

April 27, 2019

Passengers wait for a train at Tokyo railway station on April 27, 2019, beginning of the unprecedented 10-day Golden Week holiday. AFP-Jiji Press