I was amazed at how legit these performers were when I went to Nagoya castle last summer. The reenactment of samurais and ninjas were so immersive that every sword fight, backflip, and stunt somehow takes you back to the epic ‘ol times. The performers are from 名古屋おもてなし武将隊 which literally means, “Nagoya Hospitality Battalion Corps”. It’s quite […]Read more "Nagoya Hospitality Battalion Corps"
Tokushima, one of Shikoku’s four prefectures, is not only famous for their Sudachi and sweet potatoes (the list could go on) but also for Awa Odori. It is the biggest dance festival in the country which is also participated by different dance groups, known as ren, all over Japan. I’m pretty sure it’s best to […]Read more "Awa Odori: The Dance Of Fools"
Nara Park (奈良公園 Nara Kōen) is one of the oldest national parks in Japan where over 1000 deer roam freely in the open. I got time to capture some photos of these sacred deer. They are thought to be as the messenger of the Gods. Most of the time they are chill but they could get […]Read more "Oh Deer"