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During the matsuri, three large mikoshi which house the gods and many others, are carried around the Asakusa area where tens of thousands of spectators gather to watch the event.

During the matsuri, three large mikoshi which house the gods and many others, are carried around the Asakusa area where tens of thousands of spectators gather to watch the event.

Asakusa ‘Sanja Matsuri’ festival reaches climax  An annual festival at a shrine in Tokyo’s Asakusa district has reached its climax with the procession of 3 large portable shrines. The centuries-old “Sanja Matsuri” of Asakusa Shrine signals the arrival of summer. Sunday is the last day of the 3-day event. Men and women wearing “happi” coats and headbands walked through the shrine compound bearing the 3 shrines on their shoulders early in the morning.

Asakusa ‘Sanja Matsuri’ festival reaches climax An annual festival at a shrine in Tokyo’s Asakusa district has reached its climax with the procession of 3 large portable shrines. The centuries-old “Sanja Matsuri” of Asakusa Shrine signals the arrival of summer. Sunday is the last day of the 3-day event. Men and women wearing “happi” coats and headbands walked through the shrine compound bearing the 3 shrines on their shoulders early in the morning.

As okame is also called otafuku and means many fortunes, it is regarded as good omen, and they began to use it as an ornament attached to rakes sold on Tori no Ichi open-air market on the day of the bird at Asakusa and so on.

As okame is also called otafuku and means many fortunes, it is regarded as good omen, and they began to use it as an ornament attached to rakes sold on Tori no Ichi open-air market on the day of the bird at Asakusa and so on.

As okame is also called otafuku and means many fortunes, it is regarded as good omen, and they began to use it as an ornament attached to rakes sold on Tori no Ichi open-air market on the day of the bird at Asakusa and so on.

As okame is also called otafuku and means many fortunes, it is regarded as good omen, and they began to use it as an ornament attached to rakes sold on Tori no Ichi open-air market on the day of the bird at Asakusa and so on.

In Shimotsuke Province which was Hidesato's base, there is a story in which Sarumaudayu (or Iwaji/Iwasaburo who were hunters) killed the god of Mt. Nantai-zan which changed its form into a centipede (a legend that led to the birth of the name, "Nikko Senjougahara (warfield in Nikko)"), and it seems that this legend was linked with anecdotes of Hidesato.

In Shimotsuke Province which was Hidesato's base, there is a story in which Sarumaudayu (or Iwaji/Iwasaburo who were hunters) killed the god of Mt. Nantai-zan which changed its form into a centipede (a legend that led to the birth of the name, "Nikko Senjougahara (warfield in Nikko)"), and it seems that this legend was linked with anecdotes of Hidesato.

Nikko Senjougahara (warfield in Nikko)  In Shimotsuke Province which was Hidesato's base, there is a story in which Sarumaudayu (or Iwaji/Iwasaburo who were hunters) killed the god of Mt. Nantai-zan which changed its form into a centipede (a legend that led to the birth of the name, "Nikko Senjougahara (warfield in Nikko)"), and it seems that this legend was linked with anecdotes of Hidesato.

Nikko Senjougahara (warfield in Nikko) In Shimotsuke Province which was Hidesato's base, there is a story in which Sarumaudayu (or Iwaji/Iwasaburo who were hunters) killed the god of Mt. Nantai-zan which changed its form into a centipede (a legend that led to the birth of the name, "Nikko Senjougahara (warfield in Nikko)"), and it seems that this legend was linked with anecdotes of Hidesato.

Shishimai (Lion Dance) Ameyoko, Ueno  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_dance

Shishimai (Lion Dance) Ameyoko, Ueno https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_dance

HEADROCK CAFE - SHIBUYA JAPAN

HEADROCK CAFE - SHIBUYA JAPAN

LEGEND of CLASSIC - 2015/Tsukuba Circuit

LEGEND of CLASSIC - 2015/Tsukuba Circuit

As okame is also called otafuku and means many fortunes, it is regarded as good omen, and they began to use it as an ornament attached to rakes sold on Tori no Ichi open-air market on the day of the bird at Asakusa and so on. Nov.11,2016

As okame is also called otafuku and means many fortunes, it is regarded as good omen, and they began to use it as an ornament attached to rakes sold on Tori no Ichi open-air market on the day of the bird at Asakusa and so on.

The most prominent Tori no ichi since the late Edo period has been the one held at Otori Daimyojin no Yashiro Shrine in the precincts of Juzaisan Chokoku-ji Temple which belongs to the Honmon Lineage of the Hokke Sect in Asakusa in Senzoku, Taito Ward, Tokyo.  Nov.11,2016

The most prominent Tori no ichi since the late Edo period has been the one held at Otori Daimyojin no Yashiro Shrine in the precincts of Juzaisan Chokoku-ji Temple which belongs to the Honmon Lineage of the Hokke Sect in Asakusa in Senzoku, Taito Ward, Tokyo. Nov.11,2016

"TORI-NO-ICHI"CELEBRATION OF THE OHTORI SHRINE "Tori-no-Ichi"Festivals of Ohtori Shrine in Asakusa,Tokyo are held twice or thrice every November since the Edo era.(the Chistian era 1750-1760) Nov.11,2016

"TORI-NO-ICHI"CELEBRATION OF THE OHTORI SHRINE "Tori-no-Ichi"Festivals of Ohtori Shrine in Asakusa,Tokyo are held twice or thrice every November since the Edo era.(the Chistian era 1750-1760) Nov.11,2016

The most prominent Tori no ichi since the late Edo period has been the one held at Otori Daimyojin no Yashiro Shrine in the precincts of Juzaisan Chokoku-ji Temple which belongs to the Honmon Lineage of the Hokke Sect in Asakusa in Senzoku, Taito Ward, Tokyo.

The most prominent Tori no ichi since the late Edo period has been the one held at Otori Daimyojin no Yashiro Shrine in the precincts of Juzaisan Chokoku-ji Temple which belongs to the Honmon Lineage of the Hokke Sect in Asakusa in Senzoku, Taito Ward, Tokyo.

The most prominent Tori no ichi since the late Edo period has been the one held at Otori Daimyojin no Yashiro Shrine in the precincts of Juzaisan Chokoku-ji Temple which belongs to the Honmon Lineage of the Hokke Sect in Asakusa in Senzoku, Taito Ward, Tokyo.

The most prominent Tori no ichi since the late Edo period has been the one held at Otori Daimyojin no Yashiro Shrine in the precincts of Juzaisan Chokoku-ji Temple which belongs to the Honmon Lineage of the Hokke Sect in Asakusa in Senzoku, Taito Ward, Tokyo.

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