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Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Hundreds of people wearing yukata (casual kimono) gathered on the main street of Ginza to participate in the annual Uchimizu (water sprinkling) event called […]

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Kiba Kakunori Raftsmen Perform

Kiba Kakunori Raftsmen Perform

Raftsmen, members of the Kiba ‘kakunori’ preservation society, perform a stunt on floating square timber logs at a festival in Tokyo on Sunday, October 16, 2016. (All photos by Yoshio […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Maid cafe waitresses sprinkle water during the “Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival” in Akihabara electric district of Tokyo, […]

Traditional Japan

Japanese New Year Ice Bath 2015

Japanese New Year Ice Bath 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Participants wear only short or loincloths before taking a “purification” dip ice cold water during the annual […]

Traditional Japan

Akihabara Uchimizukko 2014

Akihabara Uchimizukko 2014

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Organizers and maid cafe waitresses sprinkle water at the Uchimizukko Big Gathering Festival 2014 on August 2, […]