cherry blossom festival

yesterday i attended the Cherry Blossom Festival in Little Tokyo. lot’s to see and do…

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many martial artists on hand, most notably Master Obata Toshishiro of the world famous Honbu Dojo. Shin Kendo is awesome to witness in person!

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sumo. as you can see, members of the audience were invited to come up and take on a sumo warrior of choice. i think the guy in the red shirt won this match.

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there was taiko

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rappers from Japan, spittin mad fire…

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traditional costumes…

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even a Hawaiian Village with hula.

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and of course, Shibori Girl!

oh yea, i think i ate Little Tokyo. i ate sushi, fish cakes, several different yakatori, fortune cookies, and some shaved ice.

fun stuff fo sho!

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