This was performed by young men in Kamifukawa-cho on 12th Oct, the festival eve.
It seems casting used to be restricted to 17 years old and younger;
however, due to a decline in number of children, this restriction has been relaxed now.
Taken at Yahashira Shrine in Kamifukawa-cho, Nara city.
→Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)
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