Children’s Day in Japan

By |May 5th, 2017|Categories: Japanese Culture, Traditional Japanese house|

May the 5th is Children's Day in Japan. It was originally a celebration for boys, and was known as Tango-no-Sekku. In 1948, this day became a national [...]

Hay Fever

By |March 13th, 2017|Categories: Japanese Culture|

Since the beginning of this month, I have been sneezing more. I do no want to admit it, but I may have hay fever.. Hay fever is [...]

Japanese Spring

By |March 11th, 2017|Categories: Japanese Culture|

Though it is still slightly cold in Japan, we are starting to see hints of spring. Spring is a joyous time in Japan, and people celebrate the upcoming [...]

Girl’s Festival: Hina-Matsuri

By |March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Japanese Culture|

The Girl’s Festival is an annual festival, celebrated on the third of March. As you can tell from its name, this festival is dedicated to little girls. [...]

Almost Spring

By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: Japanese Culture|

It is almost March, and the strong winds tell us that spring is just around the corner. A few days ago, the wind was so strong that [...]

Valentine’s Day around the Corner

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: Japanese Culture|

Valentine's day is just around the corner. Every year, the day of love comes during the cold days to remind us that we want to cuddle up [...]