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Pikachus Parade Through Pokemon Festival

Thousands braved summer heat to watch the annual parade of Pikachus, a character from Pokemon series game titles, in Yokohama, Japan.

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Performers wearing Pikachu costumes take part in the parade on Sunday.

Video: Watch a Parade of Pikachus from Japan’s Pokemon Festival

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A woman hugs a performer.

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Performers interact with fans.

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A man joins the parade fun.

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Performers squeeze into an elevator.

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A woman pushes a baby stroller with a Pikachu doll.

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A member of staff guides a performer as they prepare for the parade.

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Fans take photos of the parade.

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