As 2017 winds down, these are the most popular photo galleries from Kyodo News+ over the past year:
A series of photographs detail how Tokyo has changed since 1964 when the city last hosted the Olympic Games.
Star figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu offers free lessons to young skaters during a promotional event in Yokohama.
In Japan's never-ending quest to have the most unconventional cafes, a shop in Tokyo's trendy Harajuku district is pushing the boundaries by introducing a trio of small-clawed otters for their pet-loving customers.
As South Korea and the United States begin joint military drills, business continues as usual in the capital of North Korea, Pyongyang.
Kyodo News photographers capture images of tourist activities around the border between North Korea and China.
Kyodo News photographers capture images of life in Pyongyang following the country's first ICBM missile launch.
Between Aug. 13 and 17, North Korea held a series of events intended to celebrate the lives and rule of the Kim family.
On May 16, it was reported that Japan's Princess Mako, the eldest grandchild of Emperor Akihito, was soon to become engaged.
Photos showing the lives of Japan's Princess Mako and her fiance Kei Komuro.
Hong Kong's past and present are brought to life in an exhibition of miniatures in Tokyo, showcasing 48 models capturing the city's vibrancy.