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Coming of Age Celebration: Mikoshi in the Sea

Coming of Age Celebration: Mikoshi in the Sea

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Traditional Coming of Age ceremony took place in Katase Enoshima beach in Kanagawa Prefecture on January 15. New adults who will turn 20 years old […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Sanja Festival in Tokyo

Sanja Festival in Tokyo

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Participants carry a mikoshi (a portable Shinto shrine) on the streets during the Sanja Festival in Tokyo’s […]