Any anime, manga and even Japanese drama fans know that Japan is famous for having colorful festivals (matsuri) althroughout the year.
The most well-known and colorful festivals are held during the spring and summer time. And Urawa in Saitama is just one of the many places in Japan where summer festivals are held. So, here is a look at a fun summer festival in Japan!
Because the weather is at its best during the summer, people take the opportunity to dress up their neighborhoods with colorful decorations. Many hang up lanterns outside their establishments and many colorful signs go up to advertise the different booths.