Photos by MARIO REYES Newly crowned 2014 Nisei Week Queen Tori Nishinaka-Leon. A dog from Akita Inu Hozonkai, also known as Akiho. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi with his wife, Hiroko, and daughter, Sophie. “Sailor Moon” characters from Cherry Jelly Productions. The Little Tokyo Cosplayers dressed as their favorite characters from anime, manga and video games. The 2014 Nisei Week Court on the Japan Airlines float. Dancers from Okinawa Association of America Geino-bu. Los Angeles County CEO Bill Fujioka with his mother, Linda Fujioka, and wife, Darlene Kuba. Pure 02 President Kazuhiko Fujii and Little Tokyo Business Association President Ellen Endo. Emily Kinaga Wong was among the Nisei Week Public Dancers. “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 winner Kenichi Ebina. A color guard marched ahead of Nisei World War II veterans. Japan Business Association of Southern California (JBA) President Hideo Miyake, his wife Eiko, and JBA Foundation President Yuko Kaifu. Seniors from Keiro watch the parade on Second Street. Japanese American National Museum President and CEO Greg Kimura with his wife Joy and children Julian and Lily. A “Kodak moment” with the 2014 Nisei Week Court on board the Japan Airlines float. The Japanese American Korean War Veterans participate annually in the parade. The Little Tokyo Historical Society marched in celebration of Little Tokyo’s 130th year. Howard Takata, 7th Dan, of Nishi Judo Club and family. Nisei Week Foundation President Mike Okamoto with his wife Kaeko, daughter Mickie Okamoto-Tsudama, and “dog grandson” Kashiwa. Los Angeles Mikoshi Association or Rafu Mutsumikai carried a large portable shrine. Nebuta or lantern floats, a tradition in Aomori. Sean Danconia, who designed the Nisei Week poster, with a model dressed as his character, Mayumi-chan. A tractor from Tanaka Farms in Irvine. A contingent of Japanese American veterans of the Vietnam War.