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A Festival of Revenge in Odawara

May 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Festivals

The Soga Kasa-yaki Matsuri is held annually each May and is a festival that honors an act of revenge by the Soga brothers that took place in May 1193, over 800 years ago. In 12th century Japan, territorial battles were commonplace and were often bloody affairs.  Warlords enacted elaborate military attacks with the sole purpose […]