Trying Samurai-Style on for Size

Every July, there is a festival in the Soma district of Fukushima Prefecture where participants enter horse races and horseback events. This may sounds pretty tame, but every participant fully-dresses in samurai-style armour (usually armor that has been passed down from generation to generation), and gripping weapons. What makes this historical re-enactment festival even moreContinue reading Trying Samurai-Style on for Size