<em>Chindonya:</em> The beat goes on

Culture Aug 3, 2019

Chindonya: The beat goes on

by Alex Martin

Flaunting a crisp white kimono embroidered with flowers and a ferocious-looking lion-dog, Hisashi Nagata beats a chindon taiko drum set strapped to his chest as his similarly kimono-clad wife, Mika, chats with curious onlookers while handing them leaflets for a new izakaya (Japanese pub) ...