Less AIDS, more fertility!

In past years I have reported on Japan’s most infamous Penis Party at Wakamiya Hachimangu Shrine, Kawasaki in my posts: LET’S PENIS! and Gods Save the Queens.

Even though the Kanamara Festival is just across the river from my house, skipped the wiener fest yesterday since it was overcast, wet and cold. Besides, when you have seen a hunded transgendered worshipers straddling a two meter wooden phalus, you’ve seen them all.

A visitor rides on a wooden phallic figure duringthe annual fertility festival
said to encourage fertility and bring harmony to married couples. In recent times the festival has raised awareness of AIDS prevention.


View many more photos taken of the Kanamara Festival on the flickr photosharing site….
flickr penis festival

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I'm a pale alien salaryman, who worked more than 20+yr at "Maybe-the-Largest Inc" in Tokyo. The best term for me now is "o-yatoi gaikokujin" (お雇い外国人) alien hired-gun/consultant. Interests? Well...let's say nothing bores me but sleeping, slacking, snaking, snacking and surfing the Net are my obsessions although working out lifting weights and swimming is what I should be doing right now.

4 thoughts on “Less AIDS, more fertility!”

  1. Finally, a good site that isn’t in my face trying to constantly tell me something conservative/creapy. Thanks. Keep up the good work.

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