Issue: People wearing masks pray at the site where former Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot, in front of Yamato-Saidaiji Station in Nara. Hundreds of people left flowers and other items at the spot - Rodrigo Reyes Marin, All Rights Reserved. Hundreds of washi paper lanterns in the shape of the Milky Way illuminate the staircase of Zojoji Temple for the Tanabata Star Festival. The annual celebration commemorates the legend of two lovers separated by the Milky Way, who meet only once a year, on the seventh day of the seventh month - Rodrigo Reyes Marin, All Rights Reserved. Visitors watch a simulation of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Japan is the only country to have been attacked with nuclear weapons. A group of foreign journalists visited the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki before the 77th anniversary of the August 1945 attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The press tour was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Rodrigo Reyes Marin, All Rights Reserved. A scale model of the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on display at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum - Rodrigo Reyes Marin, All Rights Reserved. Lionel Messi (30) of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates a goal with his teammates in a match against Kawasaki Frontale at the National Stadium in Tokyo - Rodrigo Reyes Marin, All Rights Reserved. Rodrigo Reyes is a freelance photojournalist and videographer based in Tokyo.