The Asahi Shimbun
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger shakes hands with Japanese Transport Minister Seiji Maehara as they stand next to Shinkansen bullet train at the Tokyo station on September 14, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan.
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Manga artist Shigeru Mizuki is photographed during an interview on June 4, 2015 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan
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French economist Thomas Piketty speaks during the Asahi Shimbun interview on December 18, 2014 in Paris, France.
Scientist and Kitasato University Professor Emeritus Satoshi Omura speaks during the Asahi Shimbun interview on December 11, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
In this aerial image, volcanic ash spews from Mount Shindake at Kuchinoerabu Island on August 12, 2014 in Yakushima, Kagoshima, Japan.
Maiko Masaki sheds tears as she found the remains of victims of the battle of Okinawa at a cave on February 5, 2013 in Itoman, Okinawa, Japan. During three-month long battle, one-fourth of Okinawan were killed at the end of World War...More
Industrial designer Kenji Ekuan poses for photographs with a iconic red-capped tabletop bottle for Kikkoman soy sauce at his office on October 25, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.
Cartoonist Keiji Nakazawa speaks during the Asahi Shimbun interview on July 4, 2012 in Hiroshima, Japan. His representative work 'Hadashi-No-Gen (Barefoot Gen)', based on his own experience as Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor, was...More
All successive series of Tohoku Shinkansen bullet trains, (L to R) E3 Komachi, E3 Tsubasa, E1 Max, 200, E6, E5 and E4 Max are displayed at JR East's Oyama Shinkansen Train Center on May 19, 2012 in Oyama, Tochigi, Japan.
Parents pray for victims at Okawa Elementary School where 70 out of 108 pupils were killed by the tsunami triggered by the strong earthquake on March 11, 2012 in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan. Japan marks the first anniversary of the Great...More
Princess Kiko of Akishino
Crown Prince Naruhito