Yep, that's gyoza. Dumplings by any other name. And in Utsunomiya they have their very own festival.
I'm a fan of dumplings in general, and gyoza in particular. It's yummy!
And everyone who was in downtown Utsunomiya this weekend surely agrees with me. Yummy!
Yeah, basically people were sitting everywhere and eating...
Other things were consumed as well. These guys are enjoying grilled meat and beer:
Ichijyo JHS students were on garbage duty:
As they do every year during this festival.
There was also live music and other attractions.
Here's our video report:
And here is a more detailed description on our other blog (with more photos, too).