Festival of the phallus takes place in the land of the rising sun the second Sunday of every March. This "parade" organized in several cities of Japan, largest – October in Nagaoka.

To travel on large wooden phalluses, according to tradition, involved girls who were married less than a year ago. They are waving to the crowd, while dozens of participants of the festival are in the hands of a massive rod on which the Japanese sit.

An unusual holiday called "Hadara". Depending on the pronunciation (the role of tone vowel sounds), this word may mean "male genitalia" or "the ripening of rice plants".

This holiday is celebrated in Japan for many centuries, in recent years, the festival "Hodari" has become a popular tourist attraction.