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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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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

A sign at Narita airport, Japan's main international gateway, explains why elevators don't work.
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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

A building in Tokyo's Shinjuku and its giant video screen are dark.
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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

White-collar workers pass an unlit Alta screen, a famous meeting spot in Tokyo's Shinjuku district.
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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

The landmark Ishimaru Denki building in Tokyo's Akihabara electronics neighborhood looks pretty dim.
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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

Men slurp noodles at a shop in Shinjuku's Memory Lane.
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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

Even vending machines, which normally radiate light like it's going out of style, are dark.
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Neon lights

Sign at airport

Building in Shinjuku

Unlit Alta screen

Ishimaru Denki

Eating noodles

Vending machines

Street stall vendors

Street stall vendors sell grilled octopus under the cherry blossoms, a traditional season for drinking parties.
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