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Sumo wrestlers compete during the annual ‘Honozumo’ ceremonial sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo
Pedestrians stand before a stock market indicator board in Tokyo, Japan. Pushed by the depreciation of the Japanese yen against the US dollar, the Nikkei Stock Average gained 598.49 points, or 3.68 percent, to close at 16,874.44
Sumo wrestlers line up as they pray before the start of the annual ‘Honozumo’ ceremonial sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan
Newly hired employees hold up banners for a group photograph during the welcome ceremony of ANA Holdings Inc. at the company’s hanger in Tokyo, Japan
Women chat as they look at cherry blossoms in almost full bloom in Tokyo
Women take a selfie with blooming cherry blossoms at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo today. Visitors enjoy a total of 1,100 cherry trees of 65 different types that start to bloom from February until the end of April at the park.
Models present creations by designer Ryota Murakami and Chiaki Murakami from their Autumn/Winter 2016 collection for their brand RYOTAMURAKAMI during Tokyo Fashion Week in, Japan
Model feebee poses as part of art installation iDazzle roomi made by artist Shigeki Matsuyama at Room 32 fashion and design exhibition in Tokyo, on Friday.
A boy plays at Shiba park in Tokyo
Members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association balance on top of bamboo ladders during a demonstration at the New Year’s fire review held by the Tokyo Fire Department in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday
President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura holds a long fish knife as he poses with a 200-kilogram bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on Tuesday. The bluefin tuna was traded at 117,000 USD (14 million yen) at the wholesale market on the first trading day of the new year
A child looks at window cleaners work while dressed in sheep and monkey costumes, denoting animal signs of the Chinese zodiac calendar, during an event marking the upcoming end of the year at a hotel in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday
Mount Fuji is seen between cranes and buildings during sunset at a port in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday. Japan’s core machinery orders unexpectedly jumped in October by the most since March 2014
A man walks on a street between buildings at a business district in Tokyo, Japan
A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume swims with fish at the Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo on Thursday. The aquarium is holding the Christmas show twice daily until Christmas Day to attract visitors