[August] Recommended summer events around Kanto region (with examples)

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Summer in Japan means festivals! We will introduce three festivals held in the Kanto area in August, with examples of photos taken by professional photographers.

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" Capture My Japan " is a photography service for tourists visiting Japan from overseas, run by Lovegraph Co., Ltd , one of Japan's largest on-location photography session businesses. In this article, we will introduce three recommended festivals to be held in the Kanto area in August, along with examples of photos taken by the professional photographers of " Capture My Japan."

"Capture My Japan " is a photography service for tourists visiting Japan from overseas, provided by Lovegraph Co., Ltd , one of Japan's largest on-location photography session businesses.

If you use the coupon code "MCM-12432" when applying, you can get a 5% discount and experience a professional photo shoot!

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Please take a look at the following article for more details about shooting with "Capture My Japan".

3 summer events near the Kanto region!

1. Anjin Festival

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Date: August 10, 2024

Location: Ito Coast area (Shizuoka Prefecture)

This festival commemorates the construction of Japan's first Western-style sailing ship at the mouth of the Matsukawa River in Ito by William Adams, a diplomatic advisor to Tokugawa Ieyasu. It is held every year around August 10th, and about 10,000 fireworks are launched into the sky above the Ito coast. The first Anjin Festival was held in 1947! It is a major event with a history of over 70 years.

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2. Edogawa Fireworks Festival

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Date: August 24, 2024

Location: Edogawa riverbank, past Shinozaki Park (Tokyo)

The Edogawa Fireworks Festival is a large-scale fireworks display held on the Edogawa riverbed. With a total of about 14,000 fireworks at one venue, it is one of the largest in the country. It is characterized by thick, overlapping fireworks that are launched in sync with background music.

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3. Mishima Festival

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Date: August 15-17, 2024 (3 days)

Location: Around Mishima Taisha Shrine (Shizuoka Prefecture)

Mishima Festival is the largest event in Mishima City, Shizuoka Prefecture, and is attended by approximately 500,000 people every year. The festival is held on a grand scale, with the main street, Mishima Boulevard, turned into a pedestrian paradise, centered around Mishima Taisha Shrine, where Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first Shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate, worshipped and visited to pray for victory in battle. A variety of events are held over the three days, from traditional Shagiri (festival music) to performing arts.

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What did you think of these three festivals near the Kanto region that we introduced so far? We hope they will be helpful for your trip!

All the photos in this article were taken by professional photographers from a photography service called " Capture My Japan ." Even at places you've heard of, you may have seen photos with a variety of expressions thanks to professional photographers taking photos of them.

Why not take photos of your family, partner, or friends who came to Japan with you, as well as the scenery? You can take photos at your favorite locations throughout Japan, not just in Tokyo. An English-speaking photographer will be in charge of the shoot, communicating closely with you!

The rate for "Capture My Japan" starts from 49,500 yen per hour (including 50 edited photos). Currently, you can get a 5% discount on your photography experience by entering coupon code "MCM-12432" when applying. If you're considering using Capture My Japan, be sure to take advantage of this offer!

Apply for a Capture My Japan photoshoot using your 5% off coupon

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"Capture My Japan " is a photography service for tourists visiting Japan from overseas by Lovegraph Co., Ltd, which operates one of Japan's largest on- location photography session businesses. Would you like to capture yourself along with the beautiful scenery of Japan with a professional photographer? You can experience shooting at your favorite travel destinations such as Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. Capture My Japan's photographers have bases all over the country and can handle shooting in a wide range of areas. We have photographers who have passed a strict screening process, so you can leave your shooting to us with confidence! Japanese photographers who have a good understanding of each region will take care of your needs. Why not leave your memories of your trip to Japan together in a wonderful way?

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