Top 10 Japanese Penis Festival Souvenirs
Shinto fertility festivals held annually in Japan are penis-venerating celebrations that involve phallic processions and penis parades. Japan hosts a number of unusual and notorious festivals including the Kanamara Matsuri and the Hōnen Matsuri. While the main event at a penis festival usually involves the parading of a long phallus carved from Japanese wood, this post presents to you the festival foreplay, a top list of penis festival souvenirs.
1. Penis Festival Groucho Glasses
Number 1 on the list are novelty disguise Groucho Marx glasses that have the nose substituted with a penis.
2. Sausage Sizzle
Sausages (symbolising the penis) wrapped in bread (representing the vagina).
3. Handmade Penis and Vagina Candy
Handmade phallic and yonic (phallic’s less well-known sister) candy.
4. His and Hers Mochi (Japanese Rice Cake)
Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made of glutinous rice pounded into paste and molded into shape.
5. Penis Lollipops
Dick or treat? An all day sucker is a must for any matsuri.
6. Penis Prayer Plaques
“Ema” are wooden plaques used by Shinto worshippers to write their prayers or wishes.
7. Penis Omamori
“Omamori” (meaning honourable protector) are Japanese amulets dedicated to particular Shinto deities as well as Buddhist figures.
8. Penis Candles
Waxing the dolphin?
9. Penis-Carved Daikon
A daikon is a large, white, mild-flavored Japanese radish.
10. Chocolate-Coated Bananas
Chocolate covered penis shapes on a stick.