Sola (そら) is a Japanese work originally conceived by Hisaya Naoki (main writer of Kanon -> review soon!) with original character design by Nanao Naru (designer of D.C.: Da Capo). Having first started as a manga, an anime version was also produced, and aired in Japan between April and June 2007. The anime contained thirteen episodes, and two additional DVD-exclusive episodes … More Anime: Sola (そら)
Yesterday took place the Itabashi residents festival! There was a parade with a lot of participants, mostly groups of students from elementary schools. I went on the parade with my orchestra too, where we played some songs and did some marching movements! 🙂 After that I went on the omikoshi parade! It was shorter than … More Itabashi festival episode 2!
Today there will be the 板橋区民祭り (Itabashi Residents Festival), which is an annual festival for the people of this city. I’ll be playing with the orchestra in the parade, and after that I’ll be carrying omikoshi again. I’m not sure if I’ll be able to take pictures, but anyway, I’ll do a little review after … More Yet another full day!
And here is the video of the week! The adult group carrying the mikoshi! Enjoy!
And finally, here is the review of last weekend’s festival in Itabashi! The big attraction of this festival was the Omikoshi (お神輿)! Omikoshi is a kind of “portable Shinto Shrine” that is carried by people from the Shinto Shrine where it originally was, and all around the neighborhood, finishing a the Shinto Shrine, or in … More Festival in Itabashi! Omikoshi!
Yesterday there was a festival in Naka Itabashi (中板橋), and I participated in it through a parade with Itasui Orchestra! It was so fun! The festival has a funny name (へそ祭り, heso matsuri – bellybutton festival), which origin I can’t really precise xD The other day I had my first concert, and this time I had … More My first parade in Japan!
Here’s the picture of the week! Asagao Festival in Iriya!