The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
Some 4,000 carp streamers are hung during the 'Koinobori (carp streamers) no Sato' festival at Tsuruuda River on March 25, 2013 in Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan. Carp streamers are hung ahead of the Boy's Day, on May 5, to pray for the...More
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Archer on the running horseback aims at a target under fully-bloomed cherry blossoms during a cherry blossom festival at Mihashira Shrine on March 31, 2013 in Yanagawa, Fukuoka, Japan.
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Crown Prince Naruhito (R), Princess Aiko (L) and Crown Princess Masako (C) wave to well-wishers upon arrival at Nagano Station on March 26, 2013 in Nagano, Japan.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visit a mandarin orange farm on March 26, 2013 in Higashiizu, Shizuoka, Japan.
Prince Hisahito walks in front of Kaguraden Hall during the visit to Ise Shrine on March 25, 2013 in Ise, Mie, Japan.
New recruit Shiho Endo (C) receives the letter of appointment in the watertank during their welcome ceremony at Toba Aquarium on March 31, 2013 in Toba, Mie, Japan.
Aircrafts of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force's acrobatic flight team 'Blue Impulse' return to the Matsushima Air Base on March 31, 2013 in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi, Japan. The team had moved its base to the ASDFfs Ashiya Air Base in...More
Tohoku Free Blades players celebrate winning the Asia League Ice Hockey Play-Off Final match between Tohoku Free Blades and Oji Eagles at Niida Indoor Rink on March 30, 2013 in Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan.
Japanese Prime Minister SHinzo Abe and Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj shake hands prior to their bilateral summit on March 30, 2013 in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Abe is on two-day tour to Mongolia to strengthen their bilateral...More