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Coming of Age Day 2020

January 11, 2020

Students clad in kimono (traditional Japanese wear) attend a coming-of-age ceremony in the Kokugakuin university in Tokyo on January 11, 2020.

Every January, Japanese turning the legal age of 20 celebrate Coming of Age Day, in which the new adults dress in formal kimonos, pray at Shinto shrines and hear speeches from local officials on their new responsibilities. AFP-Jiji Press