One of the Big Three Festivals in Tohoku, this matsuri has men in happi coats balancing tall paper lantern-bedecked bamboo poles, called kanto, on their foreheads, shoulders, hand palms, or hips.
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Kubota Castle was what started Akita city. It is right near Akita Station.
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Other sights in Akita city.
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