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On Sunday fans across the country flocked to events paying tribute to pop diva Namie Amuro, marking the day she will step out of the spotlight.

In her home prefecture of Okinawa, thousands of fans gathered in Ginowan to attend events commemorating the end of the 40-year-old star’s career, including a nighttime fireworks show. Amuro gave her last live stage performance with other artists in the city on Saturday night.

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