Seasonal

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2016.08.17
"Mugicha", a summer drink in Japan
Cold mugicha (barley tea) is a popular summer drink after taking a bath or after exercising. I will
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2016.06.22
'Ajisai': Hydrangea, the flower of the Japanese rainy season
What kind of colors and shapes are hydrangeas in your country? Did you know that the original specie
竹下通り傘
2016.06.17
Don’t be fooled by the Japanese calendar, and don’t forget your umbrella!
Old world Japanese customs can be found in day-to-day life. Whether you’re enjoying a meal, explorin
2016.03.23
Cherry Blossom observation spots in Eastern Tokyo❀
When the cherry blossoms bloom, you’ll know that the spring season is coming to Japan. For centuries
Customs for February
2016.01.28
Customs for February: Celebrations before the coming of spring
Wed, 3rd February: Setsubun Setsubun is a day that marks the changing of the seasons, and especia
Events for the second half of February
2016.01.27
Enjoy spring flowers and a snow festival! Events for the second half of February 2016
Wed, 10th February to Thurs, 10th March: The 26th Annual Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival in Kawazu
A Gun shooting game
2016.01.25
A guide to unique booths at Japanese festivals!
Goldfish scooping Goldfish scooping is one of the most typical booths at Japanese summer festivals.
Events for February
2016.01.14
Festivals before spring! Events for early February.
Wed, 3rd February: Honjo-ji Temple’s Oni Dance in Sanjo city, Niigata Prefecture The 3rd of Febru
Customs for January
2015.12.30
Greet in the New Year! Customs for January
1st January to 7th January, The first visit to a shrine Hatsumode, or the first visit to a shrine
Events for the second half of January
2015.12.23
Enjoy the cold winter! Events for the second half of January
Friday, January 15th: The “throwing of the groom”, or “Mukonage” in Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture
winter solstice
2015.12.17
Keep your body warm during the winter solstice
Winter solstice is a day when sun the is reborn. The 22nd of December is the winter solstice. It
Customs for December
2015.11.28
Customs for December: The busiest month of the year
We refer to December as “Shiwasu”. In Japan, we usually ‘tie up loose ends’ in the old year to ha
Customs for November
2015.10.30
Customs for November
Friday,3 November: Culture Day This is a national holiday designated as a day to celebrate the pr
The Gingko festival
2015.10.29
See Tokyo’s best autumn foliage at Jinguu Gaien! “The Gingko festival” has breathtaking beauty.
The golden road with its 146 Ginkgo trees is a must-see! The largest attraction of this festiva
2015.10.26
Our recommended route for a day trip to Kyoto’s Mt. Arashiyama, famous for its autumn foliage!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/juHczgHZttM We’ll show you the colors of autumn, Japan’s most beautiful season. F