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No touting

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A local government employee holds a sign reminding people that touting, or aggressive selling, is prohibited in the Kabukicho entertainment district of Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward on Thursday. Read

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What's on the menu?

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People walk past the menu of a restaurant at Chinatown in Yokohama on Wednesday. Read

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Big Buddha

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A woman walks away from the Great Buddha statue at Kotoku-in Temple in Kamakura on Tuesday. Read

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The show must go on

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Visitors watch a dolphin performance as the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park in Yokohama on Monday. The park opened after a two-month closure due to preventative measures to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. Read

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Back to business

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Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district is crowded with people on Sunday, on the first weekend after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced an end to the coronavirus state of emergency. Read

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Disinfecting school

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Officials in protective suits disinfect a junior high school, where at least one of its students has tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, on Saturday. The city has faced a sharp rise in new coronavirus cases. Read

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Trunk line

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People visit the Ichihara Elephant Kingdom zoo in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, on Friday. The zoo reopened after a coronavirus state of emergency was lifted in the prefecture earlier in the week. Read

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Exercise time

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People exercise in front of Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery in Tokyo on Thursday. Read

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Clean cabin

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Japan Airlines staff members wearing protective face masks and gloves clean the cabin of a plane after a domestic flight at Haneda airport on Wednesday. Read

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Getting back to normal

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People enjoy drinks and dinner at an izakaya (pub) in Ueno, Tokyo, on Tuesday night. Read

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