Shrines ride waves at the Hamaori Festival
Moments from the Hamaori Festival (Photo: AP)
Moments from the Hamaori Festival (Photo: AP)
Shinto priests walk with tributes during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Shinto priests walk with tributes during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
A participant uses a smartphone in front of the portable shrine during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
A participant uses a smartphone in front of the portable shrine during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants cheer on a portable shrine carried by others as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants cheer on a portable shrine carried by others as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants sit under a portable shrine during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants sit under a portable shrine during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
The shrines are carried by people through crowds who have come to see the festivities to see the purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
The shrines are carried by people through crowds who have come to see the festivities to see the purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Carries crash through waves with the shrines on their shoulders as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Carries crash through waves with the shrines on their shoulders as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants cheer on a portable shrine carried by others as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants cheer on a portable shrine carried by others as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants cheer on a portable shrine carried by others as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Participants cheer on a portable shrine carried by others as they parade through the sea during a purification rite at the annual Hamaori Festival at Southern beach in Chigasaki, west of Tokyo Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)