Yabusame: Mounted Archery Ritual
at Ana-Hachiman Shrine (next to Waseda University)
October 10, 1996

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1. Crowds arriving (note mounted archer sculpture at entrance to Ana-Hachiman Shrine)

2. Opening procession

3. Attendants with targets

4. Shinjuku officials' viewing stand
(compare with program cover)

5. Groom and rider

6. Archer hitting target

7. CNN interviewing winner

8. Procession back to Ana-Hachiman

9. Shinto ritual inside Ana-Hachiman

10. CNN interviewing archery school director

11. Yabusame scroll at Ana-Hachiman

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