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Features, Traditional Japan

Fertility Festival at Tagata Shrine in Japan

Fertility Festival at Tagata Shrine in Japan

A Shinto priest performs a ceremony before a wooden phallus during Honen-sai, a fertility festival at Tagata Shrine in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Men carry […]

Traditional Japan

Steel Phallus Festival 2014

Steel Phallus Festival 2014

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Kawasaki, Japan – Participants during the Kanamara Matsuri, which held each first Sunday of April at Kanayama Shrine, April 6, […]

Bizarre, Traditional Japan

Kanamara Phallus Festival

Kanamara Phallus Festival

Annual feritility festival held in Kawasaki