Category: Kanda

Kanda Matsuri at the Kanda Myojin Shrine

The Kanda festival is one of the three biggest Shinto Festivals of Tokyo. These photo’s were taking during the kids version of the festival. They carry a miniature Mikoshi (portable Shrine) around the Kanda Myojin Shrine. The Kanda festival usually takes place around the Saturday and Sunday closest to May 15th. For...

Kanda Myojin Shrine – Anime themed Ema

Close to Akihabara you’ll find this lovely Shrine, which is very important in the Shinto religion, has an interesting history and is also famous for it’s Anime themed Ema (Wooden Wishing plaques)! This Shrine also promotes itself as a protector of Computer and Gadgets. Ceremonies are performed to protect laptops and you can...

Kanda – Snowman Fair

The Kanda Snowman Fair takes place around January every year. 80 tons of snow are being trucked over from the Gunma Prefecture, to be used in the Snowman contest. You’ll find many diffrent creations, from cute characters like Rilakkuma and Totoro to funny looking penguins. During the fair you can...