Seasonal

Stewed eggplant
2015.09.13
The autumn vegetable, eggplant is too good to tell anybody about!!
Now is the season for eggplant! Autumn has come to Japan and as it gets cooler summer appetites b
Chrysanthemum
2015.09.08
How to enjoy the “Chrysanthemum Festival” on September 9th
It is said that the largest combination of odd numbers brings fortune. Since ancient times, odd n
2015.08.28
Events held for dining on sanma will tell you that autumn is coming. ”Sanma Festival in Meguro”
A free event for dining on fresh sanma (Cololabis saira) in Tokyo August is coming to an end. It
second half of September.
2015.08.26
Time to enjoy autumn, events for the second half of September.
Fri, 15th to Sun, 17th of September 2017: Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri, A September Festival in Osaka
The couple in Yukata.
2015.08.17
How to enjoy “Yukata” in Japan
Yukata is a typical kind of Kimono, worn during the summer. It used to be called yukata-bira, which
Bon-odori
2015.08.12
You too can experience Bon-Odori, the traditional dances of the Japanese summer.
Bon-odori can be seen everywhere during summer! Learn more about this tradition and where to see the
morning glory
2015.08.11
Let’s see the Japanese “morning glory”, the beloved flower of summer!
The beloved flower of summer, the Morning Glory What kind of flowers bloom in your country during
2015.08.10
The Japanese Tradition of Visiting the Ancestors' Graves during 'Obon'
'Hakai-mairi', or 'visiting the grave' is one of the familial important events during summer. Here i
Okinawa Eisaa Matsuri
2015.08.07
Events for early September; Get a sense for autumn.
Fri, 1st September 2017: Oumi Nakayama Imokurabe Matsuri in Shiga Prefecture Photo by: 歴史探訪京都からー旧木
2015.08.04
Sparklers, the Beauty of Fireworks in your Hands
Enjoy the summer with your friends and family with handheld fireworks. There are many fireworks f
summer holiday
2015.07.31
Japan’s “real” summer has arrived! The summer holiday we all have been longing for is here!
The summer holiday has come! The rainy season is finished Japan, and the real summer has finally ar
Fuji Kawaguchi-ko Tourou-nagashi
2015.07.30
The best Japanese festivals for the second half of August 2018: join the locals in the celebrations for their ancestors.
Join the Japanese people in their spiritual celebrations celebrating the ancestors.
2015.07.27
Customs for August
Sat, 1st August: Hassaku This old custom is also called “Ta-no-mi-no-sekku”and it's for giving th
2015.07.22
A beginner's guide to Kakigoori (Shaved Ice), a Japanese Summer Classic Food
In this article I'd like to introduce you to shaved Ice, called 'Kakigori' in Japanese, a beloved an
Aomori’s Nebuta Matsuri
2015.07.21
The best Japanese festivals for the first half of August 2018: enjoy the Summer in Northeast Japan !
Here is our selection of the best Japanese festival for August 1st- August 15th. A good opportunity