cherry blossom festival

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

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

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.

there was taiko

rappers from Japan, spittin mad fire…

traditional costumes…

even a Hawaiian Village with hula.

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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