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March 5, 2018

Georgian sekiwake Tochinoshin (center) poses with Georgian Ambassador Levan Tsintsadze (left) and fellow wrestler Gagamaru (right) during a reception at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Feb. 24. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Georgian sekiwake Tochinoshin (center) poses with Georgian Ambassador Levan Tsintsadze (left) and fellow wrestler Gagamaru (right) during a reception at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Feb. 24. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Serbian Ambassador Nenad Glisic (left) joins State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki  Nakane during a reception to celebrate the country's national day at the embassy on Feb. 15. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Serbian Ambassador Nenad Glisic (left) joins State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane during a reception to celebrate the country’s national day at the embassy on Feb. 15. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdul Rahman Humood Al-Otaibi (center) cuts a cake with (from left) Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Manabu Horii, Japan-Kuwait Parliamentary Friendship League Chairman Eisuke Mori, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and Manlio Cadelo, dean of the Diplomatic Corps, during a reception to celebrate the country's national day at Palace Hotel on Feb. 22. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdul Rahman Humood Al-Otaibi (center) cuts a cake with (from left) Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Manabu Horii, Japan-Kuwait Parliamentary Friendship League Chairman Eisuke Mori, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and Manlio Cadelo, dean of the Diplomatic Corps, during a reception to celebrate the country’s national day at Palace Hotel on Feb. 22. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Kabuki actor Ainosuke Kataoka (left) and Australian vocalist Sarah Alainn, who take over as the new hosts of NHK World's "Kabuki Kool" in April, pose at Exa International in Akasaka, Minato Ward, on Feb. 23. |  HIROKO INOUE
Kabuki actor Ainosuke Kataoka (left) and Australian vocalist Sarah Alainn, who take over as the new hosts of NHK World’s “Kabuki Kool” in April, pose at Exa International in Akasaka, Minato Ward, on Feb. 23. | HIROKO INOUE