Mimu

Mimu

Writer


“I live in Saitama prefecture and I love watching movies, driving, and Japan. I want to be the type of person who smiles and says ‘Okaeri’ to anyone who says ‘Tadaima!’ It will be victorious!”

Articles

Odawara Reitaisai Festival
2016.04.27
It’s coming again this year! Matsubara Shrine’s Reitaisai Festival is the most energetic period in Odawara! (3rd to 5th May)
It’s a festival held in Odawara city, Kanagawa Prefecture from 3rd to 5th May. This festival is for the enshrined grand god of Odawara, and these thre
Tulips
2016.04.25
Let’s go to the Tulip festival at Echigo Kyuryo Park and see two hundred thousand tulips in bloom!
Each city in Japan has its own designated flower that represents the city. Niigata Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture both have tulips as their designat
Harvesting strawberries
2016.02.15
Now is the season to fill yourself up with freshly picked strawberries!【Ichigo-no-sato @ Tochigi Prefecture】
Tochigi Prefecture has the largest production of strawberries in Japan! The season for strawberries in Japan is between December and May. There are f
menkyokaiden_01
2015.12.19
The popular noodle shop at the base of Mt.Fuji! "Yoshida Udon" is where local go to.
The local dish loved by the people: Yoshida Udon Yoshida Udon is eaten in the eastern area of Yamanashi prefecture and in the Gunnai area. The udon
Fujisan Museum
2015.11.29
It’s the best mountain in Japan! Let’s learn about Mt. Fuji at the Fujisan Museum in Yamanashi Prefecture. (MOVIE)
The museum where you can view beautiful Mt. Fuji. The city of Fuji Yoshida is well known for Mt. Fuji, one of the best mountains in the world. You ca
Hagoita-ichi
2015.11.26
"Toshi-no-ichi Hagoita-ichi," an end of the year event that presents an array of Tokyo traditional craft items
A major year-end event that is bustling from morning till night The Toshi-no-ichi (Year-end Fair) is held each year from December 16th through 19th
kenrokuen
2015.11.07
【AUTUMN】Let’s go to see the illumination at “Kenrokuen”, one of the top three gardens in Japan!
The autumn foliage is illuminated at Kenrokuen! Look at this beautiful sight! Kenrokuen is home to 340 maples, 60 Japanese Zelkova, and 420 various
Katori Jinguu
2015.10.19
“Katori Jinguu”, one of the best Japanese shrines in Chiba Prefecture, standing in a solemn forest.(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/8qbgguXk7iA The approach that celebrates the four seasons. After passing through the Torii gate, you’ll find a gravel pathway. Duri
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Onomichi audio tour pen
2015.09.02
Conveniently stroll around Onomichi (Hiroshima, Japan) with an “Audio tour pen” that has 4 languages!
Onomichi in Hiroshima is a nostalgic port town. Onomich is a city that is surrounded by the calm inland sea and mountains. It has a unique taste that
2015.08.28
【AUTUMN】The Meguro Sanma Festival 2018
Get a taste of the most popular autumn fish for free!
eel
2015.07.17
【SUMMER】Let’s eat eel to survive the hot summer!“Doyo-no-ushi,” the day for eating eel.
Enjoy some eel to recharge yourself during the dog days of summer! Every year in July, you’ll commonly see eel on the menus of restaurants, because i
2015.04.28
1200 beautiful cherry blossom trees lined up along the clear stream of the Shiroishigawa River 
Snow covered Mt. Zao and an 8km long tunnel. Around the time when Tokyo’s cherry blossom trees have finished blossoming, the cherry blossom trees of
2015.03.11
Cherry blossom trees will represent protection against natural disasters, an idea from the non-profit organization, The Sakura Line 311.
The Sakura Line 311 will plant Sakura trees at points where the tsunami reached furthest inland. They will be handed down to future generation
toshinoichi
2014.12.18
【WINTER】"Toshi-no-ichi Hagoita-ichi," an end of the year event that presents an array of Tokyo traditional craft items
A major year-end event that is bustling from morning till night The Toshi-no-ichi (Year-end Fair) is held each year from December 16th through 19
2014.11.17
“Higashi-Jayagai,” a unique streetscape with rows of beautiful teahouses
An atmospheric teahouse district that was frequented only by high-society An atmospheric streetscape from the old days still remains in Kanazawa

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Tulips
2016.04.25
Let’s go to the Tulip festival at Echigo Kyuryo Park and see two hundred thousand tulips in bloom!
Each city in Japan has its own designated flower that represents the city. Niigata Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture both have tulips as their designat