Photographer Captures Cherry Blossom Path “Suddenly Appearing” In The Middle Of Tokyo

The end of March and beginning of April was one of the most eventful few days in recent memory here in the Tokyo area. Not only was April 1st the beginning of a new fiscal year and a new school year (not to mention April Fool’s Day), it was also the day that the government announced the name of its new era, the Reiwa Era.

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The period also marked the peak of the cherry blossom viewing season, which arrived earlier than usual this year.

Rei Hanada, an advertising planner for Dentsu Inc. who enjoys drone photography on the side, wasn’t going to let the opportunity pass. This time, he chose the Meguro River, famous this time of year for its walkways covered by the gorgeous cherry trees planted along its banks. While many photographers enjoy capturing those beautiful pink blossoms from ground-level, the view of Meguro River from high above is still a relatively uncommon sight.

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春休み終わりだ~(T-T)🌸 . 桜と一緒に着物フォトを撮るっていう夢が叶いました👘🌸 一年越し😭 . ここは川越氷川神社の裏手にある新河岸川の桜並木だよ✨💗 . 去年は桜が散ったあとだったけど今年は桜が咲いてるときに見れてよかった👏 でも、桜が散ったら川がピンクに染まってとーっても綺麗なの🥰 それもオススメだよ✨ . #川越 #川越氷川神社 #氷川神社 #小江戸川越 #kawagoe #saitama #埼玉 #川越カフェ #桜 #桜スポット #桜ポトレ #桜ポートレート #sakura #cherryblossom #着物 #古都 #kimono #新河岸川 #むすびカフェ #結びカフェ #musubicafe #川越着物レンタル古都 #わかの川越巡り #おしゃれさんと繋がりたい #お花見 #お花見スポット #さくら #桜祭り #春祭り

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