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Japan has long been home to anime cartoons, manga comics, and video games. The girl on the left is dressed as Felicia from Vampire Savior.
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Pretty CureKids could have their picture taken with these characters.
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Kids could have their picture taken with these characters.
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The maid costume is all the rage in Japan, for several years now.
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Santa suit appears in Dec.
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Bye-bye Agfa2005 was also the last time for Agfa to have a booth.
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Maids to greet you
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Tokyo Anime Center, Akihabara
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Big expressive eyes.
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School uniform
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They sing on the street to advertise something, usually a night club where they appear.
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The ever-popular maid outfit.
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Maids attract much attention so they are used as living billboards for stores and whatever needs to be advertised in Akihabara.
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Cosplayer teenager posing on the road.
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The problem is that the police patrol the main drag to expel these street performers. It is not allowed. It would be the Japanese police to try and kill Japan's street culture.
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She-male (or maybe just a drag queen, I couldn't visually or physically confirm)
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Maid with paws...
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Costume Player Area, Tokyo Big Sight会場 - The sign says "Cosplay Kaijō" meaning Costume Player area (where you can pose for photographers). They are allowed to use it from 12 noon to 4:00 pm. And they even provide a dressing room (closes at 5 pm) for these costumers who attract visitors to the comic book show held there. Taken at Tokyo Big Sight.
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The 9th Tokyo Marathon was held on Feb. 22, 2015. Costumes from the movie "Frozen" were popular this year. Took these photos at Tsukiji.
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Running doctor
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Prisoner
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Shimada hairstyle
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Funasshi
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Starbucks coffee
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Swedish runner
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Frozen
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Anpan Man
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Tigers
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Panda
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Afro hair
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Tora-san
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Egyptian pharoahs
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Pikachu
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Mexican?
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Doctor
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Sumo
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P.M. Abe
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Inoki
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Cutie at Tokyo Marathon 2015
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Kobe beef
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MJ
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Olaf
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Vending machine
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Olaf
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Yokozuna sumo wrestler
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Sunny day on Feb. 27, 2016 for the annual Tokyo Marathon. Over 36,000 runners who started at 9 am. These pictures were taken near the 30km checkpoint, near Asakusabashi Station.
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The costumes make for great entertainment.
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Black Kumamon (very unusual).
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Harem woman with jingles.
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Belly dancer
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Funasshi is as popular as ever from Funabashi, Chiba.
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Samurai
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Spiderman unmasked.
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Kumamon was popular too.
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Someone's dad.
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Sgt. Pepper
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Year of the Monkey. This one has a banana.
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Lum
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Elegant-looking runner
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Taiwanese runner in some kind of ethnic costume with bells
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Most of the spectators knew someone in the marathon.
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Crab head
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Not a woman.
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Hiko-nyan from Shiga Prefecture at 2016 Tokyo Marathon.
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This carrot or daikon head smiled at my camera.
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Egg plant
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Native American
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Hiko-nyan at 2016 Tokyo Marathon.
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Daikon
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Ghostbusters (not a protractor)
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Beko bull (bobbing head) from Fukushima.
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This daruma was picking up rubbish.
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The Buddha. I didn't see Jesus Christ (carrying a large cross on his back) this year. Maybe this Buddha took his place.
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Friendly Amida Buddha at Tokyo Marathon 2016.
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Minions
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Mister America
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Waiter with fruits and water.
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Taiyaki
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Pikachu
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Carrying katsuo (bonito). Fake of course.
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Swan
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Red and white are auspicious colors in Japan.
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Her birthday today.
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Kawaii
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Monster Univ.
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Cosplayer as a miko shrine maiden.
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Mt. Fuji
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General MacArthur with "Bushido" (Way of the Warrior).
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Deflated tomato
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This runner had leg cramps and a kind bystander gave him a massage.
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T-Rex from Taiwan.
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End of the line marked by a police car.
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Star Wars
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Joseph
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Crayons
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Meow
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This guy's face sums up what I thought of the marathon today.
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Very fit grandparents running together.
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Aloha
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Her note thanks all the marathon staff and spectators for their support.
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Panda
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She's shouting that there is only a minute left to make the 30 km checkpoint.
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Buses standby at the 30 km checkpoint for those who couldn't make it in time.
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Tokyo Marathon volunteers. Next year, I'll see if I can volunteer.
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Costume PlayerIn Tokyo, large anime and manga fairs are held at convention halls such as Tokyo Big Sight and Makuhari Messe. Many cosplayers also attend these events and pose for photographers. You can see many anime, manga, and video game characters come to life in an incredible array of costumes.
See more photos of cosplayers here.
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Costume PlayerA vampiress.
See more photos of cosplayers here.
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Costume PlayerPurin from Pokemon.
See more photos of cosplayers here.
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Costume PlayerCosplay costumes are sometimes based on Japanese kimono and Japanese elements such as the cherry blossom. She's Sakura Shinguuji from a video game called Sakura Wars (Sakura Taisen).
See more photos of cosplayers here.
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But it was only from the mid-1990s when it became very popular for teenagers and young women to dress up as characters from their favorite anime, manga, or video game.
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They congregate at manga, video game, and anime fairs where they pose for hordes of photographers.
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They either buy or make their costumes. They depict so many characters that it's impossible to recognize all of them unless you ask them who they are costumed as.
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Maid costume player in Akihabara
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Maid costume player in Akihabara
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Costume gals. Even these girls walked on the fire.

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Maid costume
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Yoda
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Tiger
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Somehow a samurai outfit does not match jogging sneakers.
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I agree with her costume. Anybody running (and completing) a marathon is Super.
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What is she?
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Chinaman's hat
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The Blue (or Blues?) Brothers
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For this marathon, I concentrated on shooting these great costumed runners.
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Rabbit ears were popular among women at the Tokyo Marathon 2008
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"Today's my birthday" is written on her sash.
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Pikachu
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Muscular maid at Tokyo Marathon 2008
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She wasn't the only one in a maid costume.
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Can't figure out this one.
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Middle-age cuteness
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Another bunny
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This guy must be from Hawaii...
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Colorful and cheerful. Many runners were still smiling and laughing. They were having fun.
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Wish I got a clearer shot of this cute Minnie Mouse.
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Whale or fish
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Horse
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Cute maid who knows how to smile for the camera.
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Tomo
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Hula dancer? Not from Hawaii though.
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Tiger head
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Tokyo Tower
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Bridesmaid? Gosh, she's carrying a handbag.
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What is it?
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Mikoshi portable shrine. Probably a shrine priest.
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Daisy Duck
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What character is this?
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Devil
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