The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
Farmer Hisao Tsuboi crops rice with a combine harvester for the first time after the nuclear accident in 2011 on October 8, 2013 in Tamura, Fukushima, Japan. The rice from the area, former exclusion zone within 20-kilometre from the...More
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A man performs 'Hitori Zumo (or Lone Sumo)' to dedicate in appreciation for good rice harvest during the Nukiho-sai (Nukiho Festival) at Oyamazumi Shrine on October 13, 2013 in Imabari, Ehime, Japan. The sumo, a human being competes...More
People walk among coloured Kochia field at Hitachi Kaihin Park on October 12, 2013 in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Japan.
Roses covered with gold and platinium are shown at the International Flower Expo Tokyo at Makuhari Messe on October 9, 2013 in Chiba, Japan. The roses that have been specially preserved with petals covered in gold and platinum, cost in...More
Shinobu Sakamoto, a sufferer of fetal Minamata disease, speaks at a news conference ahead of the U.N. Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Minamata Convention on Mercury on October 8, 2013 in Kumamoto, Japan. The 57-year-old...More
Fishermen and divers arrange 1,000 half choped Japanese spiny lobsters at a beach of Sugashima Island on October 8, 2013 in Toba, Mie, Japan. The dried 'Ultimate' lobsters will be distributed at a promotional event of the island on...More
Japanese first lady Akie Abe (L) poses on the runway during an agriculture fashion show she produces, on October 13, 2013 in Nagato, Yamaguchi, Japan. Abe farms rice at her husband's hometown and constituency Yamaguchi prefecture,...More
Farmed oyster is unloaded on October 11, 2013 in Hiroshinma, Japan. Hiroshima Prefecture dominates 60 percent market share of oyster farming in Japan.