Asia, Cultures, Japan, Japanese Culture, Koinobori
Tatebayashi, Japan - April 22, 2013: A carp streamer hangs during the 'Koinobori' festival for Children's day in Tatebayashi, Japan. Traditionally people hang carp streamers to pray for the health and future success of their sons. Children's Day takes place on May 5. Landscapes across Japan are decorated with koinobori from April to early May.