Pope Francis Visits Japan, Becomes Anime

Pope Francis gets anime

Over the past week, for the first time in 38 years, the sitting Pope, Pope Francis, has been in Japan. After visiting lower Honshu, the Pope made his way up to Tokyo and was treated like a rock star on tour in the country, with crowds of the thousands coming out to see him.

Pope Francis gets anime

Pope Francis spent most of the trip in Hiroshima and Nagasaki spreading Anti-Nuclear weapon awareness.In a speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, he said that people in the city had “So many dreams and hopes” but “Disappeared, leaving behind only shadows and silence.”

The Happi gift starts at 1:28:00

In the above video of the Meeting with young people at the Cathedral of Holy Mary, Pope Francis was presented with a happi with his own face on it, in anime formA happi is a coat that is usually worn during festivals by people working at the festival.Happi ’s are normally made with thin materials, making them great to wear during summer. matsuri ’s while carrying mikoshi down the main area of ​​the festival in 100% humidity.

The Pope seemed more than happy to try on the happi and pose for photos in the traditional Japanese dress, that ’s mostly used in Shinto festivals …

Source: SoraNews24, Japan Times

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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News.He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza And posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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