( ﾟ▽ﾟ)/ Today’s かっこいい lesson is about kendo, a Japanese sport/martial art! ☆ ☆ Kendo literally means “Way of the Sword”. ☆ The protective armor used in kendo is called bōgu/kendōgu. ☆ The size and weight of the shinai.
Awa Odori (dance) at Mitaka Festival, Japan The Awa Dance Festival (阿波踊り Awa Odori) is held from 12 to 15 August as part of the Obon festival in Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku in Japan. Awa Odori is the largest dance festival in Japan.
This festival is held on the Sunday closest to September 23 at Akiba Shrine (on the grounds of Chiryu Shrine). Events of fireworks or tube fireworks that boast the beauty of Japanese tradition represent the Akiba Festival.