Mitama Festival at Yasukuni ShrineMitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

A group of girls dressed in yukata walk past lanterns during the annual Mitama festival at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on July 15, 2011. There are approximately 3,000 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)