Sensoji Setsubun Bean Tossing

Traditionally setsubun (節分) marks the day before the beginning of a new season, but in post-Edo times the…

Setsubun at Narita-san

While setsubun festivals are held at many temples across the country, the rituals at Asakusa’s Sensoji, Takao-san Yakuo-in…

Shimokitazawa Tengu Festival

Shimokitazawa Tengu Festival is a novel variation on the Setsubun theme, centering around Shinryuji Temple with a small…