Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

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July 14, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – A couple dressed in traditional Japanese clothing take a picture of themselves in front of the lanterns during the annual Mitama festival at Yasukuni Shrine. There are over 30,000 lanterns beautifully lit to comfort the souls of the dead during the four-day long festival where more than 2.4 million war dead are enshrined. (Photo by Christopher Jue/AFLO)

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A couple enjoys the view of lanterns during the annual Mitama festival at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, July 14, 2012. (Photo by Christopher Jue/AFLO)

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A young Japanese boy runs through an aisle of lanterns during the annual Mitama festival at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, July 14, 2012. (Photo by Christopher Jue/AFLO)