On 3 November 2015, Traditional Japanese martial arts demonstration (日本古武道大会) was held at Meiji-jingu shrine, Tokyo Japan. Nihon Kobudo Shinko-kai (Japanese traditional martial arts association) organized this regular embu (for dedication of the god) demonstration event.
Demonstrations were held by numbers of Kenjutsu (Japanese swordsmanship) ryuha, namely Hyoho Taisha ryu (兵法タイ捨流), Tennen Rishin-ryu (天然理心流), Kurama-ryu (鞍馬流) and others, Iai-jutsu (sword drawing skills), Jujutsu, So-jutsu (Japanese spear) groups and more. There was also a rare opportunity to see a demonstration of Horagai (Japanese battle horn) by a group of Takeda-ryu Jinrai-jutsu (武田流陣螺術).
Photographed by Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan