Tokyo Rainbow Pride celebrates Tokyo’s LGBT community. No matter your gender or sexual orientation, anyone can enjoy the parades and events held across two days. These include a performance and booths in Yoyogi Park for LGBT-friendly businesses as well as the annual parade.
The Tokyo version is an approximately 3 km march around the Harajuku/Shibuya area. Like any good Pride parade, participants march and ride on floats while dressed in outfits as diverse as the community itself. If you’ve never celebrated Pride in Japan, here’s your annual opportunity.
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