Trying Samurai-Style on for Size

Every July, Noma Somaoi Festival (“Soma’s Wild Horse Chase”) is held in Minami Soma. Participants enter horse races and other events on horseback event, fully-dressed in samurai-style armour and gripping weapons. What makes this historical re-enactment festival even more exceptional is that there are thousands of participants and attendees, and the tradition has been carried outContinue reading Trying Samurai-Style on for Size