From the Shichigosan festival last year. This is when kids 3,5, and 7 dress up in kimono and head to shrine to celebrate. Traditionally age 3 was when kids were allowed to grow out their hair (prior to this it was shaven), boys at age 5 were allowed you wear hakama (a traditional bottom worn over a kimono; think of aikido and you have the image), and age 7 was when girls were allowed to use an obi to tie their kimono rather than simple strings. But of course these days it is just to celebrate basically.

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