You say tomato, I say food related consumable product

Humanoid robots, called Foodly, pack lunch boxes alongside human workers for a demonstration of collaborative work at the FOOMA exhibition (a showcase of food related equipment and technology) in Tokyo on July 11.

by Yoshikazu Tsuno

Fuji and fire

A Japan Ground Self Defense Force Type 16 mobile combat vehicle fires ammunition during a live fire exercise at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Aug. 22

by Tomohiro Ohsumi

Dance night

Bon odori at Zozoji temple, Tokyo.

by Stirling Elmendorf

The old bamboo

Aug 7: People at the annual and ancient Suhoutei Festival at Iminomiya Shrine in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, gather at the shrine and walk around a giant stone with very tall bamboo attached to their body while playing gongs and taiko drums.

by Richard Atrero de Guzman/ NUR Photo)