National Geographic : 1933 Mar
LIFE AND COLOR UNDER THE RISING SUN TEA AND RICE, PLEASE! Young subjects in the Land of the Rising Sun learn early how to use chopsticks for handling their rice, fish, and vegetables. The Japanese dish best known to foreigners, composed of meat and vegetables, usually is eaten but once or twice a week by the people themselves. Fish, not meat, is the usual adjunct to the rice. (q) National iteograpnic society Natural Color Photographs by Kiyoshi Sakamoto AN ORIENTAL CUSTOM THAT RECALLS HALLOWEEN In Tokyo, boys, and sometimes even girls, put on weird masks and stroll about the streets carrying fanciful paper lanterns on poles, to celebrate festival days. The "Festival of Dolls" for girls, and the "Festival of Armor and Flags" for boys, are outstanding events for Japanese youngsters.