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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

TOKYO--A month after the massive March 11 quake and tsunamis in Japan, aftershocks continue as power-saving measures spread darkness in Tokyo. Here, neon lights in the city's Kabukicho district are half-lit as the capital conserves electricity. Signs throughout Tokyo read "setsuden" (electricity conservation).
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A sign at Narita airport, Japan's main international gateway, explains why elevators don't work.
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A building in Tokyo's Shinjuku and its giant video screen are dark.
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White-collar workers pass an unlit Alta screen, a famous meeting spot in Tokyo's Shinjuku district.
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The landmark Ishimaru Denki building in Tokyo's Akihabara electronics neighborhood looks pretty dim.
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Men slurp noodles at a shop in Shinjuku's Memory Lane.
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Even vending machines, which normally radiate light like it's going out of style, are dark.
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Street stall vendors sell grilled octopus under the cherry blossoms, a traditional season for drinking parties.
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