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333 Koinobori (carp-shaped windsocks or streamers) on display outside the Tokyo Tower to celebrate Childen's Day on May 2, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Children's Day, formerly known as ''Boys Day,'' takes place annually on May 5 during the Golden Week holiday to celebrate healthy growth and well-being of children. It has been said that carp was chosen because of its strong and energetic nature, which are desirable traits for boys. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Tokyo Tower displays 333 carp-shaped windsocks to celebrate Children's Day
333 Koinobori (carp-shaped windsocks or streamers) on display outside the Tokyo Tower to celebrate Childen's Day on May 2, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Children's Day, formerly known as ''Boys Day,'' takes place annually on May 5 during the Golden Week holiday to celebrate healthy growth and well-being of children. It has been said that carp was chosen because of its strong and energetic nature, which are desirable traits for boys. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Date 2 May 2016
Location: Tokyo Japan
Credit: Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO
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