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Fukagawa Hachiman Festival (深川八幡祭り)

The Water-Throwing Festival (水かけ祭り) takes place in the Fukagawa neighborhood of Tokyo. The mikoshi (portable shrines) and shrine bearers are doused in water thrown by spectators, the fire department, and volunteers. Your friendly Tokyo police Camera envy…a Leica M4?

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