Japan's festival culture adds a splash of color. It's also given rise to strong communal ties passed down over many years. Let's dig deep into these bonds that transcend generations.
The public bath, or Sento, long at the heart of the community
The Karatsu Kunchi festival is well known for its massive floats
A folk singing class on the Oga Peninsula, Akita Prefecture
A man working to re-connect town and country trough vegetables