that guy looks like hes having lots of fun!

Yabusame (流鏑馬) is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery. An archer on a running horse shoots three special "turnip-headed" arrows successively at three wooden targets.

葵祭(aoi-matsuri)2015斎王代(saioudai) KYOTO,JAPAN A woman dressed in junihitoe

葵祭(aoi-matsuri)2015斎王代(saioudai) KYOTO,JAPAN A woman dressed in junihitoe

Taken during the Yoshiwara Niwaka Festival. Yoshiwara was the old licensed prostitution quarter in old Edo | par Rekishi no Tabi

The festival started sometime between 1716 and 1735 and was celebration that coincided with Kurosuke Inari festival at the Yoshiwara Shrine. The courtesans as well as patrons would wear fox masks and.


Fox Wedding 狐の嫁入り Actually the term Kitsune no Yomeiri [狐の嫁入り] refers to the occurrence of rain occurring during brilliant sunshine, which is said to occur a fox bride is going through the woods to the house of her fox groom.

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Saiku Procession(斎宮行列) in Kyoto, Japan. The first festival in 1999. It is held every year on the third Sunday in October.

saigu procession (the ancient imperial princess serving at Ise shrine), kyoto, 2013 斎宮行列