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Fishing

The Tai Matsuri Festival in Toyohama, Aichi Prefecture

Located at the tip of the Chita Peninsula in Aichi Prefecture, Toyohama faces the Ise Bay.
Blessed by the bounty of the sea, this port is famous for its storied summer festival. Known as Tai Matsuri, this festival is held to pray for a good catch and safety on the seas.

Ushibuka Akane fair

“Akane,” a word in Ushibuka’s dialect meaning a “large catch” or “something good,” is an event where local seafood and mountain vegetables are all gathered in one place. At the Akane main event, the Thai Fishing Tournament, you can enjoy the true charm of Thai fishing. (Registration required in advance)