Naked Festival
Schedule of Our Group

 International Participants and Japanese "hadaka-otoko" 2016

Brave men and beautiful cheerleaders/
International participants of our group 2005

making of Naoizasa Each year 9,000 to 10,000 naked men participate this festival

Memories of our group 2016


February 28 (Wednesday)
10:00  Meet at Gold Clock in Nagoya Station. map
10:24: Get on a Meitetsu train bound for Gifu (limited express
(Get off at Konomiya
‘•{‹{Sta. at 10:35 and transfer to a 10:37 local train bound for GifŠς•Œ. Arrive at Myokoji–­‹»Ž›Sta. at 10:42)
11:00 Meet at Myoko-ji@temple
–­‹»Ž› and change your clothings into shitaobi‰Ί‘Ρ
12:00 Lunch time (Please bring your own lunch. There's no convenience store or any restaurants around the temple)
13:00 Move from the Myoko-ji temple to Konomiya
13:15 Arrive at Konomiya
14:00-14:15 Making a "naoizasa"(a pic left above).
14:15-: dedicate the naoizasa to the god of Konomiya Shrine (a pic above right)
15:00 Visit Hakuju-no-Sato
”’Žυ‚Μ—’/nursing home and share your good luck with the aged people who can't participate the festival

Take a group photo.
Wait appearance of shin-otoko (real naked man
Nobody knows exactly when and where shin-otoko appears, so maybe
around 17:00, dash to the crowd to touch the shin-otoko.
Around 18:00 Shin-otoko enters the Naoiden building

expense 2018 -
Shiro-tabi ”’‘«‘ά/Gomuzoko-tabi (Japanese socks for festivals)
Around 1,000yen (price is defferent depend on your shoe size)

Please pay Kikuko
when we meet
Sarashi@ŽN/Bleached cotton cloth Around 1.000yen
 Sake (rice wine) for purification  Share the expense (Around 300yen)
Participation fee & Naoigire (special cloth which was given prayer by
Shin-Otoko) or Hachimaki (browband)
Non student: 2500
Student: 2,000yen
If you are in age of "yaku-doshi (hon-yaku, mae-yaku, ato-yaku)"
:5,000yen (You will be allowed to climb up the naoizasa)
Please pay Mr. Tanaka
at Myoko-ji temple
Meitetsu Line Fare (Nagoya ¨ Myokoji ¨ Konomiya@¨@Nagoya) 910yen ...(370yen + 190yen + 350yen) -
 Lunch Please bring your own lunch if you want to have.
(You can by your lunch in Nagoya Station)
There are no restaurant around Myoko-ji Temple.
There are many food stalls along the approach to Konomiya Shrine

What you bring
*Tabi *Sarashi *sake
*Lunch *Bath towel *Plastic bags for wet bath towel, tabi and sarashi

It's better not to bring something very important.
We can use a toilet at the Hakuju-no-sato nursing home by their courtesy.
Some other photos are here,

Konomiya Naked Festival

2017 February 09 Thursday  Approx. 9,000 men participated as a hadaka-otoko very cold rain ¨@cloudy 
2018 February 28 Wednesday    
2019 February 17 Sunday    
2020 February 06 Thursday    
2021 February 24 Wednesday    
2022 February 13 Sunday    
2023 February 03 Friday    
2024 February 22 Thursday