Kite-flying in Japan

Yakko 未分類
絵手紙_Worriar: Yakko

 Traditional Japanese kites

Traditional Japanese kites are usually square shaped, and pictures of warriors “Yakko (奴)” or Kabuki actors are drawn on the surface together with Japanese writing.

絵手紙奴凧

Worriar: Yakko

Kite-flying (Tako-age: 凧あげ) is enjoyed as a traditional New Year’s activity.

Kite-flying

日本の凧はたいてい四角く、武士(奴)や歌舞伎の絵が描かれています。
凧あげは伝統的な正月の遊びとして楽しまれています。

Kabuki actor

Kabuki actor

 

Yakko

Yakko-kite

 

Kabuki actor

Kabuki actor

Warrior

Warrior

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