'Seijin no Hi' or the the 'Coming of Age Day' is celebrated in Japan every year on the second Monday of January. Celebrations are conducted in every city in which all young people will join together. They will wear traditional Japanese costumes and enjoy the day dressed in traditional clothes rather than modern garb.
These elaborate, colorful, and heart-warming cards show a person's appreciation and affection for being helped in the previous year and help maintain good relationships in the year to come; they’re like Japan’s Christmas cards.
You can find all sorts of Halloween themed foods including cakes and desserts, decorated so cute it is a pity to eat them. For those hoping to come to Japan in the near future, I want to introduce some of the coolest Halloween foods from 2020.
Japan is a country where ceremonies are a traditional and essential part of the life from the moment of their birth until the day of their last breath. Beginning with the pregnancy period and birth, the life of a Japanese citizen becomes a succession of ceremonies, festivals and traditions to follow.
Before moving to Japan, I almost always came on vacation starting in tsuyu/rainy season and for good reason: it’s a cheaper, less busy and still beautiful time to check out Japan!
The Ajisai Matsuri (Hydrangea Festival) is held annually from mid-June until early July in Otawara. About 6,000 hydrangea flowers bloom, awakening this isolated town into a small local festival.
Here in Japan is a wrestling scene that distributes DVDs nationwide and draws thousands of fans to venues across the country. In this article, we will take a look at popular companies and wrestlers that make up that scene, as well as venues that they wrestle in.
Toganji is a Buddhist temple situated in Motoyama area of Nagoya. Not so far from the Motoyama subway station, we could see the huge Buddha statue head over the trees as we walk for about 5 minutes. Unlike other places, it is not at all crowded with tourists. The entire temple area is always quiet.