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100 of the Best Japanese Festival Food

There are many things to enjoy at Japanese matsuri (festivals), and festival food is one for sure. Many food stalls operate at all kinds of Japanese festivals, each offering something different. Some food you encounter may be unfamiliar to you, but fear not, as here is a handy list of matsuri food to help you navigate the world of festival gourmet in Japan! Some items on the list can only be found in certain regions, but no matter where you are, there will be plenty of options to choose from.