Today’s Japanese word “Happi” (Happi coat).
“Happi” is one of the traditional Japanese costume.
“Happi” is worn in Japanese festivals.
The origin of “Happi” is that Samurai was wearing a “Happi” that dyed a family crest.
A craftsman or the firefighters began wearing it too.
The firefighting team also use the “Happi” as a uniform now.
This is a tradition that continued from the firefighters of the samurai era.
By the way, Japan’s festival has the tradition wearing a “Happi”.
So, it will be distinguished from the tourist of the festival.
The team wearing “Happi” is separated from the other groups.
And, it is the uniform for the strong unity and fellow.