A huge gathering packed with samurai- and ninja-themed entertainment and culture, in Aichi, the home of the great warlords. Cut down and get cut down in a sword battle class, draw your sponge sword and join the massive Chanbara battle, see a matchlock gun firing demonstration, try on a ninja costume and work on your shuriken-throwing and other skills. Other attractions include stage performances by samurai and ninja corps, even a display of traditional falconry as loved by Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu, and you can also try on armor and pick up food and samurai items from the various booths.
Come along and awaken your samurai and ninja spirit!
When: Sun. 10 Nov. (10:00 - 16:00)
Where: Wakakusayama (若草山) in Ōdaka Ryokuchi Park (大高緑地), Midori Ward (緑区)
Access: A 20-minute walk from Sakyōyama Sta. (左京山駅, NH26) on the Meitetsu Nagoya Line (名鉄名古屋本線); a 30-minute walk from Minami-Ōdaka Sta. (南大高駅, CA62) on the JR Tōkaidō Line (JR東海道本線).
Website: http://www.samurai-ninja-fes.com (Japanese, English, Chinese)
Image courtesy of Aichi Prefectural Government