11. Koenji Awa Odori in TokyoThe Koenji Awa Odori is a traditional dance (Awa) festival held the last weekend of August in the trendy Koenji neighborhood of Tokyo. Around 12,000 dancers participate.
12. Domannaka MatsuriThe Domannaka Matsuri is a dance festival in Nagoya (end of August). Around 200 teams and 15,000 dancers from all over Japan participate. Dances celebrate the local traditions of each team. Around 2 million people attend.
13. Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super YosakoiHarajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi is the festival with the great name. It's a two day yosakoi festival in Harajuku (end of August).
14. Chichibu Yomatsuri in Chichibu CityA two day festival in Chichibu City, Saitama (December 2nd and 3rd). The peak of the festival is the racing of large lantern lit floats weighing 10-20 tons up a steep hill. This can be dangerous for participants. The crowd goes wild to the sound of drums, flutes and shouts of "Horyai! Horyai!" (Hooray! Hooray!).
15. Kanda MatsuriA mid May festival in Tokyo (only held on odd numbered years on the weekend closest to May 15) that features around 200 mikoshi, music, dancing and floats.