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Features, Traditional Japan

Hosha Shinji archery ritual at Atsuta Shrine

Hosha Shinji archery ritual at Atsuta Shrine

People struggle on the ground to grab pieces of the target during the Hosha Shinji ritual on January 15, 2016 at Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, Japan. Getting the center block […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Yabusame Shinto Ritual at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Yabusame Shinto Ritual at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Archers wearing traditional Japanese costume participate in an horseback archery event aiming at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura on April […]

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Archery: 2014 Incheon Asian Games

Archery: 2014 Incheon Asian Games

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Incheon, South Korea – Takaharu Furukawa in action during archery men’s recurve at Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field during the 2014 […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Yabusame – Japan’s Horse Archers

Yabusame – Japan’s Horse Archers

File Photo :  Tokyo, Japan- A Yabusame rider from Takeda-ryu rides past spectators at Yabusame horse-back archery event at Meiji shrine during celebrations for Culture Day on Nov 3, 2009.  (Photo […]