The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
In this aerial image, snow covered Kobe city is seen on January 28, 2013 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Snow poured in western Japan and Boso Peninsula due to strong low pressure.
January 28, 2013 Licence
Flower bunches offered by the relatives of the victims lie on the road at the accident site of Sasago Tunnel on February 3, 2013 in Otsuki, Yamanashi, Japan. The concrete ceiling panels of the tunnel collapsed over 130 metres, three...More
February 03, 2013 Licence
Couples attend the 'Pure White Wedding' hosted by Komagane City at Senjojiki Kar on February 3, 2013 in Komagane, Nagano, Japan. The snow field is located 2650 meters above the sea level and the wedding was held in eleven degrees below...More
A part of ceiling at the accident site of Sasago Tunnel on February 3, 2013 in Otsuki, Yamanashi, Japan. The concrete ceiling panels of the tunnel collapsed over 130 metres, three cars were involved and killed 9 people at December 2...More
19-year-old Masaya Yamamoto (R) and jury Tetsuya Kumakawa talk after the Prix de Lausanne at Beaulieu Theatre on February 2, 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Yamamoto won 3rd place.
February 02, 2013 Licence
Men wearing white clothes holding lanterns mod each other during the Yaaya Festival on February 2, 2013 in Owase, Mie, Japan. The festival lasts three nights, to wish good harvest.
Maikos scatter beans during the 'Setsubun' ceremony at Yasaka Shrine on February 2, 2013 in Kyoto, Japan. The ceremony is held all over Japan on Setsubun, a day before the beginning of spring, on February 3 or 4 according to the...More
In this aerial image, foggy Fukuoka city is seen on February 2, 2013 in Fukuoka, Japan. Traces of China's air pollution have reached southwestern Japan, alarming residents and leading government officials to consider international...More
All Japan Judo Federation (AJJF) President Haruki Uemura bows at a press conference at Kodokan on January 30, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. The AJJF admits the allegations that 15 Women's Olympic Judo-ka are subjected to physical punishments...More
January 30, 2013 Licence