JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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The entertainment stage provided entertainment like samba dancing and taiko drummers.
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Higashi-Omi has a sizable Brazilian population.
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The 26th Asakusa Samba Carnival was held on Aug. 26, 2006. Some 4,500 members from 33 troupes paraded from 1:30 pm to 6 pm. About 500,000 people were on hand to watch.
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Tuba player
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Fuji TV with professional cheerleaders
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Kaminarimon-dori street
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2006.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2006.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2006.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2006.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2006.
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Uniao dos Amadores
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Barbaros is the most famous troupe, sponsored by Nakamise shopping mall.They had 300 members parading.
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Their theme was "games" like roulette.
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Othello
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With the Rio Olympics in 2016, seeing Asakusa Samba in 2016 was a good idea. It was a cool day as well, not the usual summer heat. Photos shot on Aug. 27, 2016, 1 pm to 6 pm in Asakusa, Tokyo.The parade kicked off with Robot Restaurant from Shinjuku.
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Horse-themed Robot Restaurant girls at Asakusa Samba 2016.
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Robot Restaurant girl
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2016.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2016.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya.
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Hula girl at samba carnival, maybe only in Japan.
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The only reference to the Rio Olympics.
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Asakusa Samba 2016
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Asakusa Samba Carnival
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Asakusa Samba 2016 onsen-theme float
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Ume onigiri
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Barbaros at Asakusa Samba 2016
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Asakusa Samba 2016
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Asakusa Samba 2016
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Asakusa Samba 2016
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The 28th Asakusa Samba Carnival was held on Aug. 30, 2008. Despite the threat of heavy rains, the parade was not cancelled and many people showed up. Kaminarimon-dori is crowded with people at 1 pm.
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The parade started at 1:10 pm and ended at 6 pm.
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Color coordinated.
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Lovely
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Sumo wrestler on stilts
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Foxy
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Green aura
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Cool drummer
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Brazilians
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Fashion show. Alegria
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Nova
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Alegria
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She's a sunburst, inside and out.
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Flags
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2008.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2008.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2008.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2008.
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Yuka-chan, A.B.S.UNIDOS DO URBANA based in Nagoya at Asakusa Samba 2008.
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Yes, rain falling from above.
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Rain don't bother me.
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Umbrella view
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Stockings
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Cutie
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