ICONIC 90s rap artist Sir Mix-ALot once said, “Baby Got Back”, but it seems for the scores of people flocking to the streets of Kawasaki in Japan, baby may also have quite a lot of...front?
The country’s annual Kanamara Matsuri festival, held every year since 1969, will kick off on 05 Apr in honour of - you guessed it - men’s nether regions.
Highlights of the colourful festival include a parade of men and women dressed up as a large pink genitalia, while onlookers also have the chance to purchase interestingly shaped ice blocks and candles.
So why all the phallus-fuss, you ask? To raise funds for HIV prevention programs, of course.
Only in Japan.