Ana Hachimangu (穴八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine which is a 2-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Tozai Line Waseda Station. For details about this place, seethe article on Ana Hachimangu Shrine.
The Takadanobaba Yabusame is a ritual dedicated to Ana Hachimangu Shrine which horsemen clad in traditional outfits shoot arrows from running horseback. It originated in 1728 and is at present annually conducted at Toyama Park (MAP) close to the shrine on Health and Sports Day, which is a national holiday held on the second Monday of October.
Horses and horsemen gather at Ana Hachimangu to hold a ceremony in the shrine building before performing Yabusame at Toyama Park.
Horsemen head for Toyama Park from the shrine on horseback after the ceremony.
Horsemen shoot arrows from running horseback in turn.