Japanese mark coming of age

Coming of Age Day in Japan – on this day, all 20-year-olds celebrate the fact that they are officially a part of the adult community. Photos by Taro Karibe

Japanese mark coming of age

Participants shoot arrows wearing ‘Furisode,’ a long sleeved kimono, take part in an archery event for 20-year-olds to celebrate their coming-of-age at Sanjusangendo Temple on January 17, 2016

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