Typical scenes in Japan 3

The Tokyo Budokan, where the 6th dan gradings were held.

Immediately after my grading but before I knew the result!

The neighbourhood I stayed in whilst in Tokyo, Ikebukuro.

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A shrine to Jizo Bosatsu, whom Buddhists believe helps the spirits of children who have died. Tradtionally, people wrap him up in bibs, woollen beanies, even coats and jackets!


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