Firework festivals also known as "Hanabi"
Fireworks everywhere in Japan! Fireworks are Japanese favorite festival for Japanese, and fireworks lead the summer. We will show you the heart of Japanese festivals. Japanese fireworks are known as the best fireworks in the world: its beauty, its delicacy, and its originality. It's a must see.
There area hundreds of firework festivals in Japan each year. Since the beauty of fireworks can only be understood with the movement, there are videos in this site for some of those festivals.

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Fireworks at Sumidagawa River

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July 28 19:10~20:30
Sumida River Fire Works (隅田川花火大会) has the one of the longest history of Fire Works. It started 273 years ago in Edo Period. There are two stages to fire 22,000 fire works in to the sky. In the 1st stage, there is Fire Works competition. 10 major fire works companies joined this competition. Each year, many fire works creators bring their new fire works. In the 2nd Stage, you can enjoy great fire work performances. This festival finished with about 3,000 Starmines at one time. Traffic will be control for this festival. All street around the stage will be only pedestrian. You can have a sheet on the street, so find your best spot for the greatest fire works.About 1 million visitors will visit this fire work festival. If you want to keep the better view spot, you might have to visit 3 hours before the show starts. 1,000,000 visitors
22,000 fire works
0. From Tokyo Station
1. use JR Yamanote line to Kanda (2 min.)
2. use Ginza Line(metoro) to Asakusa (10 min.) 3. walk north (10 min.)