Above, students from one of the local high schools display their weapons, the sword and the bow and arrow. During the course of battle, arrows with flares attached will be fired at the opposite side (while the battlefield is still not quite occupied).

At this moment, the parade is still making its way around the city and the warriors, who have been practicing since morning, are now taking a rest (at right).

Next photo: that ain't tea he's drinking

All Out War

Ed's Photos of Japan

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