For a reason of which we are not certain, curry has a strong naval connection in Japan.* Therefore, it’s only natural that you would hold the event at Mikasa Park in Yokosuka – a stone’s throw from the naval base and the site of historical naval attractions.
Along with various curries (of the Japanese kind) collected from throughout Japan, there will be a “Yokosuka Navy Curry Eating Competition”.
*We’ve since found out that curry was introduced to Japan via the British Navy and now the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force eats it every Friday!
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