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Japan New Year ritual

January 1, 2018

Shiga Pref.- Japanese worshippers wrIte wishes on clay disks at a Shinto shrine on Chikubu island on lake Biwa, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, Monday, 01 January 2018. The worshippers then throw the disks at a sacred gate. If the disks land

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Japan New Year 2018

January 1, 2018

Narita- People gather to offer New Year prayers at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple in Narita, Chiba prefecture, Japan, Monday, 01 January 2018. More than three million people are expected to visit the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple during the first three days of

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Tokyo bay first sun rise in 2018

January 1, 2018

Tokyo- People take pictures as the sun rises over Tokyo Bay to mark New Year’s Day on Monday, January 1, 2018. Some 300 people visit the Roppongi Hills observation deck, some 270 meters above from sea level to watch the

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Offers New Year prayers in Meiji Shrine

January 1, 2018

Tokyo- People visit Meiji shrine to offer New Year prayers in Tokyo on January 1, 2018. Millions of Japanese people visit shrines and temples across the country during the first three days of the new year to pray for the

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Mitsukoshi annual concert for year-end shoppers

December 30, 2017

Tokyo- A chorus of around 200 singers perform Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at a stairwell of Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokyo, Japan, Friday, 29 December 2017. Mitsukoshi organized this annual concert to attract year-end shoppers. Jiji Press

BOJ opens Facebook account

December 29, 2017

Tokyo- The Bank of Japan has opened a Facebook account in an effort to strengthen its online public relations activities, informed sources told Jiji Press on Thursday. As a trial run that began late this month, the Facebook page offers

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Shiba Inu dog displayed to celebrate the upcoming “Year of the Dog”

December 29, 2017

Tokyo- This overhead view shows visitors looking at an image of a Shiba Inu dog displayed to celebrate the upcoming “Year of the Dog” from the Chinese zodiac, at the Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki prefecture, some 100 kilometres

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Japan year-end shoppers

December 28, 2017

Tokyo- Year-end shoppers visit shops selling fresh and dried seafood outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo on Thursday, December 28, 2017. People visited the shops to purchase food and supplies in preparation to celebrate New Year’s Day, one of the

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