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A general view of the Olympic Rings installed on a floating platform with the Rainbow Bridge in the background in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan June 21, 2021. Picture taken with long exposure. REUTERS
A general view of the Olympic Rings installed on a floating platform with the Rainbow Bridge in the background in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan June 21, 2021. Picture taken with long exposure. REUTERS
Security officers stand guard next to Olympic Rings monument during an anti-Olympics rally outside the Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) headquarters near the National Stadium, the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, June 14, 2021. REUTERS
Security officers stand guard next to Olympic Rings monument during an anti-Olympics rally outside the Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) headquarters near the National Stadium, the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, June 14, 2021. REUTERS
A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus rides a bicycle in the rain Monday, June 14, 2021, in Tokyo. Japan is desperately pushing to accelerate the pace of inoculations before the Tokyo Olympics. AP
A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus rides a bicycle in the rain Monday, June 14, 2021, in Tokyo. Japan is desperately pushing to accelerate the pace of inoculations before the Tokyo Olympics. AP
 A cabin attendant of Japan Airlines (JAL) receives a dose of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the company's facility at Haneda airport in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2021. REUTERS
A cabin attendant of Japan Airlines (JAL) receives a dose of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the company's facility at Haneda airport in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2021. REUTERS
A worker attaches a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games banner on a lamp post in Tokyo, Japan, June 16, 2021. REUTERS
A worker attaches a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games banner on a lamp post in Tokyo, Japan, June 16, 2021. REUTERS
Yoshiyuki Terajima (51), a pin collector based in Tokyo, shows his Olympic pin collection near the National Stadium, the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan June 13, 2021. Picture taken June 13, 2021. REUTERS
Yoshiyuki Terajima (51), a pin collector based in Tokyo, shows his Olympic pin collection near the National Stadium, the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan June 13, 2021. Picture taken June 13, 2021. REUTERS
Demonstrators protest against hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games outside the building in which the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee is in, in Tokyo, Japan, 18 June 2021, after COVID-19 infectious disease experts listed proposals to prevent spreads of the disease in preparation for the Olympic Games. The Summer Olympic Games is scheduled to open on 23 July through 08 August 2021.  EPA
Demonstrators protest against hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games outside the building in which the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee is in, in Tokyo, Japan, 18 June 2021, after COVID-19 infectious disease experts listed proposals to prevent spreads of the disease in preparation for the Olympic Games. The Summer Olympic Games is scheduled to open on 23 July through 08 August 2021. EPA
Anti-Olympics group members display banners as they stage a rally next to the village plaza of the Tokyo 2020  Olympic and Paralympic Village while media take part in a press tour inside the facility in Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2021. REUTERS
Anti-Olympics group members display banners as they stage a rally next to the village plaza of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Village while media take part in a press tour inside the facility in Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2021. REUTERS
A news conference room is pictured at the village plaza of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Village in Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2021.  REUTERS
A news conference room is pictured at the village plaza of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Village in Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2021. REUTERS
Journalists stand in a line to enter the village plaza of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Village for a press tour in Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2021.  REUTERS
Journalists stand in a line to enter the village plaza of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Village for a press tour in Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2021. REUTERS
People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk along a pedestrian crossing Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Tokyo. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 500 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. AP
People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk along a pedestrian crossing Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Tokyo. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 500 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. AP
Workers paste the overlay on the wall of the National Stadium, where opening ceremony and many other events are scheduled for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in Tokyo. AP
Workers paste the overlay on the wall of the National Stadium, where opening ceremony and many other events are scheduled for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in Tokyo. AP
In this June 2, 2021, file photo,  men gesture near the Olympic Rings, in Tokyo. Public sentiment in Japan has been generally opposed to holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. This is partly based of fears the coronavirus will spike as almost 100,000 people — athletes and others — enter for both events. AP
In this June 2, 2021, file photo, men gesture near the Olympic Rings, in Tokyo. Public sentiment in Japan has been generally opposed to holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. This is partly based of fears the coronavirus will spike as almost 100,000 people — athletes and others — enter for both events. AP
People wearing face masks enjoy an attraction ride at an amusement park in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Sunday, June 20, 2021. On June 17, Japan announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas from next week, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins final preparations for the Olympics starting in just over a month. AP
People wearing face masks enjoy an attraction ride at an amusement park in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Sunday, June 20, 2021. On June 17, Japan announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas from next week, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins final preparations for the Olympics starting in just over a month. AP
Cast members Hitomi, Kashima and Chia-can, greet guests at 'At-home Cafe', a maid cafe which is a subset of cosplay restaurants, in the Akihabara district, in Tokyo, Japan, June 8, 2021. REUTERS
Cast members Hitomi, Kashima and Chia-can, greet guests at 'At-home Cafe', a maid cafe which is a subset of cosplay restaurants, in the Akihabara district, in Tokyo, Japan, June 8, 2021. REUTERS
Miniature fox figures bearing worshiper's wishes are placed next to a shrine building at the Hie-Jinja Shinto Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2021. REUTERS
Miniature fox figures bearing worshiper's wishes are placed next to a shrine building at the Hie-Jinja Shinto Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2021. REUTERS
People cross a road in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, June 3, 2021. REUTERS
People cross a road in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, June 3, 2021. REUTERS
People walk across the Shibuya crossing in Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2021. REUTERS
People walk across the Shibuya crossing in Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2021. REUTERS
Visitors look at the skyline as they stand on Shibuya Sky, the observation deck of Shibuya Scramble Square, in Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2021. REUTERS
Visitors look at the skyline as they stand on Shibuya Sky, the observation deck of Shibuya Scramble Square, in Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2021. REUTERS
Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr


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