A giant lantern for the Nebuta Matsuri on display in Aomori, Japan.
A stray lantern floats close to the shore of Shinobazu Pond at Ueno-kōen in Tokyo, Japan.
Two men in a rowboat light the floating lanterns on Shinobazu Pond at Ueno-kōen in Tokyo, Japan.
Lanterns placed along the sidewalk line a street in Ōita, Japan.
Two women tying placards to white lanterns at Jogyesa temple in Seoul, South Korea.
Lanterns along a bridge at Wat Jetlin in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
A lantern hangs on the side of a house in the Diamond Heights district of San Francisco, USA.