The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
Okinawan residents voice opposition to the relocation of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to the Henoko district in front of a prefectural government office on December 27, 2013 in Naha, Okinawa, Japan. Okinawa Governor Hirokazu...More
December 27, 2013 License
A Christmas tree is placed at the 77 Bank Onagawa branch used to stand on December 23, 2013 in Onagawa, Miyagi, Japan. The relatives and family members of the 12 bank officers who were washed away by the tsunami triggered by the...More
December 23, 2013 License
Champion Takashi Uchiyama (L) hits his left on challenger Daiki Kaneko during their WBA Super Featherweight title at Ota-City General Gymnasium on December 31, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
December 31, 2013 License
Yasuhiro Sato, Mizuho Bank president, bows prior to a news conference on December 26, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. Mizuho Financial Group Inc. officially announcedthat its chairman, Takashi Tsukamoto, will resign on March 31 to take...More
December 26, 2013 License
People gather at a square where the statue of Mao Zedong stands while fireworks explode to celebrate his 120th birthday on December 26, 2013 in Shaoshan, Mao's birthplace, Hunan, China.
A girl sits among candle-lit paper lanterns placed to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Amami Oshima islands' reversion to Japanese administration on December 25, 2013 in Amami, Kagoshima, Japan. Amami islands, located between...More
December 25, 2013 License
Figure skater Mao Asada poses for photographs with her picture wrapping airplane at a hangar of Japan Airlines on December 23, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
Visitors look up a 13.9-meter-high giant kadomatsu, new year ornament at Tachibana Shrine on December 24, 2013 in Unzen, Nagasaki, Japan. Kadomatsu is a traditional new year decoration in Japan, usually placed in front of homes.
December 24, 2013 License
Masahiko Uotani, the former president of Coca-Cola (Japan) Co who will be Shiseido Co's new president from April, speaks during a press conference on December 24, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. The appointment, announced on December 24, will...More
One hundred people dressed as Santa Claus donned diving masks and oxygen tanks on Dec. 23 to clean up trash at the popular Maikonohama beach on December 23, 2013 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. The Santas entered the water and held tightly to a...More