Penis Parades and Banishing Denata Demons…Just Another April In Japan

The date for the 2017 celebration of the “Japanese joystick,” the Kawasaki Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Iron Phallus) has just been announced (see here: https://www.fest300.com/festivals/kanamara-matsuri). A celebration that as much recognizes costume revelry, kids as well as adults munching phallus-shaped foods, and a procession of the cock through a Shinto shrine, this is an event…