JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Ota Dokan, initial builder of Edo Castle. This is played by Shun'ichi Suzuki, the then governor of Tokyo. Body guards were around his float. He is dressed in a hunter's costume. Behind him is an attendant named Yamabuki.
江戸開祖 太田道灌、従者・山吹娘
Keywords: tokyo taito-ku asakusa jidai matsuri festival historical period

Ota Dokan, initial builder of Edo Castle. This is played by Shun'ichi Suzuki, the then governor of Tokyo. Body guards were around his float. He is dressed in a hunter's costume. Behind him is an attendant named Yamabuki.

江戸開祖 太田道灌、従者・山吹娘

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Guest_Gri   [Jun 26, 2010 at 11:48 PM]
Actually, it' snot an attendant called "Yamabuki". It's the girl holding a yamabuki yellow rose, alluding to a very well-known fact from Ota's life.

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