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Japan Unified University Entrance Exams Begin

January 18, 2020

Supervisors distributing question papers at the last entrance examination of the university entrance examination center under the current method = Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Students take the unified university entrance exams in Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.This year’s two-day unified university


Remembering Kobe Earthquake

January 17, 2020

Victims Remembered 25 Years after Kobe Earthquake Some 5,000 bamboo lanterns are lit to form lines reading a Japanese word meaning “remember” as well as “1.17” during a memorial ceremony for the earthquake in Higashi-Yuenchi Park in Kobe, western Japan,


Yohji Yamamoto’s collection in Paris Fashion Week

January 17, 2020

Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto aknowledges the public at the end of his show, during the men’s Fashion Week for the Fall/Winter 2020/21 collection in Paris on January 16, 2020. AFP-Jiji Press

Japanese Designer in Paris

January 16, 2020

Kenzo Takada, flanked by his assistants Jonathan Bouchet Manheim (L), Wanda Jelmini (2L) and Engelbert Honorat (R), poses in his studio in Paris on January 14, 2020 ahead of the launching of K3, his design brand. – After 20 years


New Year Ritual

January 12, 2020

Men and women receiving a blessing before bathing in ice-cold water during a ceremony at the Teppozu Inari Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, 12 January 2020. Men and women participants took part in the ice water endurance purification ceremony to purify


Coming of Age Day 2020

January 11, 2020

Students clad in kimono (traditional Japanese wear) attend a coming-of-age ceremony in the Kokugakuin university in Tokyo on January 11, 2020. Every January, Japanese turning the legal age of 20 celebrate Coming of Age Day, in which the new adults


Japanese musician on stage in Spain

January 9, 2020

Japanese pianist and conductor Mitsuko Uchida (C) of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra performs on stage during their opening night at the Baluarte Auditorium in Pamplona, Spain, 08 January 2020. EPA-Jiji Press

Toyota plans to build a Prototype City

January 7, 2020

Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda (L) and Danish architect Bjarke Ingel reveal plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan during the Toyota press conference at