The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
People queue for purchasing the Year End Jumbo Lottery, whose first prize will be 600 million Japanese yen (7.3 million U.S. Dollars) including the prizes for adjacent numbers, on November 26, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. The lucky number...More
November 26, 2012 Licence
In this aerial image, police officers investigate a wooden boat ashore at a beach on November 28, 2012 in Sado, Niigata, Japan. Five bodies were found in the boat, thought to be the North Korean fishermen escaped from a wrecked fish...More
Buddhist monks chant with their heads shaking, during the Ho-On-Ko, memorial service to commemorate Shinran, founder of their Buddhist sect Jodo Shinshu, at Higashi Honganji Temple on November 28, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan. Shinran passed...More
In this aerial image, Sanda city is covered by the sea of cloud on November 28, 2012 in Sanda, Hyogo, Japan.
A snow removing tram runs in Sapporo City for the first time of the season on November 27, 2012 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. 41,000 households in Hokkaido lose power due to the heavy snow.
Police officers remove the stand at the former Minamisanriku Disaster Prevention Center for the investigation on November 26, 2012 in Minamisanriku, Miyagi, Japan. The investigation is held as some of 42 victims and missings have...More
In this aerial image, Mt. Hiei is covered by the first snow of the season on December 2, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan.
In this aerial image, Nisanzai ancient tomb is seen on November 30, 2012 in Sakai, Osaka, Japan. The keyhole-shaped tomb was built in latter part of the fith century and might have been more than 10 meters bigger than it is, according...More
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries president and CEO Hideaki Omiya (L) and Hitachi president Hiroaki Nakanishi shake hands during a press conference on merger of their thermal power plant on November 29, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.
Shrine maidens prepare for the new year while statues of snake, oriental zodiac of coming year are arranged at Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine on November 29, 2012 in Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan. The shrine expect 2 million visitors during the...More