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Robot Expo

November 21, 2017

TOKYO- Humanoid robot Pepper (center) welcomes visitors standing before Boston Dynamics robots on display at the ‘SoftBank Robot World 2017’ in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Organized by telecommunications and mobile phone carrier SoftBank Corp., the two day

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Emperor Showa’s monologue to be auctioned in New York

November 21, 2017

New York- The late Japanese Emperor’s monologue will be auctioned in New York on Dec. 9, major auctioneer Bonhams has said. “Showa Tenno Dokuhakuroku,” or “The Emperor’s Monologue” in English, was dictated to close aides to Emperor Hirohito, whose posthumous

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The 45th International Emmy Awards Gala

November 20, 2017

NEW YORK, USA- Kiyoshi Umibe and Hiroshi Kataoka (right) of Japanese documentary ‘The Phone of the Wind: Whispers to Lost Families’ arrive for the 45th International Emmy Awards Gala at the New York Hilton hotel in New York, New York,

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Autumn

November 20, 2017

TOKYO- The Japanese parliament building, known as the Diet, is surrounded by autumnal yellow leaves from maidenhair trees in Tokyo on Monday, November 20, 2017. Jiji Press

Religion

November 20, 2017

SHIMANE PREFECTURE- Believers fulfill a sacred rite to welcome the gods of Japan to the Isumo region of western Japan during the tenth month of the moon calendar at Sada Shinto shrine in Matsue city, Shimane prefecture, Japan, Monday, 20

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Yamaguchi wins China Open

November 20, 2017

FUZHOU- Akane Yamaguchi of Japan hits a return against Gao Fangjie of China during their women’s singles final match at the China Open 2017 Badminton Championships in Fuzhou, in China’s eastern Fujian province on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Jiji Press

Persimmons delicacy

November 19, 2017

SHIMANE PREFECTURE- Persimmons being hung to dry in Matsue city, Shimane prefecture, Japan, Sunday, 19 November, 2017. The sweet dried persimmons are a delicacy in Japan and each persimmon costs as much as 10 dollars a piece in Tokyo department

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Annual tree-care festival

November 18, 2017

KAGAWA PREF.- Japanese Crown Prince looks at sculptures displayed at the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, southwestern Japan, Saturday, November 18, 2017. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited the prefecture to attend the annual national tree-care

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