Ahead of the Boy's Festival (May 5th), large carp streamers were set up along the promenade on the left bank of the Koizumi River at Shimokaiinji Temple in Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture on April 7th, 2024. Local residents watched in amazement as they energetically swam in groups in the spring breeze.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.