DUITS is a boutique journalism and stock photography agency in Tokyo. We are small and personal, but we work with a broad range of clients, from news media to publishers and advertising agencies.

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Japanese women in silk factory - all rights by DUITS

historical images of Japan


MeijiShowa is our private collection of vintage photographs, illustrations and maps of Japan between the 1860s and 1930s (Meiji, Taisho, and early Showa periods). Many of these materials are extremely rare and can often not be licensed anywhere else.

Odawara in the Meiji Period, Meiji Map of Tokyo, Shukan Asahi - all rights by DUITS
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Japanese street fashion in Harajuku - all rights by DUITS

street & runway fashion


We launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002 to cover Japanese street fashion. Between 2005 and 2015, we also covered the Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo. Discover one of the largest online image collections of Japanese fashion trends.

Japanese street and runway fashion in Tokyo - all rights by DUITS
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Anti nuclear energy demonstration in Tokyo - all rights by DUITS

current events & culture


PhotoJournalist is our brand for news events and reportage. We offer photos, articles and reports on current news events and contemporary culture in Japan, and major earthquakes in Asia.

Pakistan quake, Japanese elections, Japanese tsunami - all rights by DUITS
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Sunset in Tokyo - all rights by DUITS

client list

Associated PressAsahi Broadcasting CorparationThe AustralianAVROBBCcmcdentsudiscoverepaFinancial TimesThe Folio SocietyfridayFuji TVhakuhodoHoughton Mifflin HarcourtkodanshakroncrvNew York MagazinenhknosnrcNTVOFF THE FENCEOmroep MaxOxford University PressPearson EducationphpPrometheus EntertainmentPrudentialThe Quarto GroupRhbm PublishingSAPIOSHINCHOSHAshogakukanshukangendaitbs tvThe TimestokumaTrouwUnivers PocheVARATHE WALL STREET JOURNAL.WileyWIREDYomiuri ShimbunYosenshaytv
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Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
151-0053 JAPAN

(+81) 03-6276-4372