Noel Gatsinda, a student from Burundi, acts as a Namahage in the Sugoroku district of Oga, Akita Prefecture. (Video by Anri Takahashi)
OGA, Akita Prefecture–Namahage demons rattled sliding doors and roared as they barged into houses here on New Year’s Eve, but something seemed a bit off.
As usual in the annual ritual, children bawled in fear and clung to their parents.
However, some of demons shouted in accents…
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