Chocolate of Valentine

Valentine’s Day in Japan! What are Honmei and Giri Choco?

Do you have any memories on Valentine’s Day? February 14 is valentine’s day here in Japan. Valentine’s Day in Japan…

New Year's Card Nengajo 2018

Japanese New Year Post card Nengajo! Dog’s Year 2018!

Akemashite Omedotou Gozaimasu! That is, Happy New Year!! Yes, I know it is already 1 week after 1st January but…

Fukubukuro 2018

Fukubukuro Lucky Bag 2018 in Japan

Already at the end of the year!! As always, time flies!! And right after the end of the year, that…


Why do the Japanese hunt whales?

I could sometimes see this whale hunting of Japan creating issue and criticism. As for me, whale hunting was not…

Lantern Obon

What is Obon? History and Wish contained in Bon Odori

In summer, people get summer vacation in the middle of August. It also falls on Obon. Bon dancing, or Bon…

Suikawari (Watermelon Splitting)

Watermelon Smashing Suikawari: Origin and Unique Rule

Suika is Watermelon in Japanese. Many people in Japan imagine this Suika as one of the summer features. And I…


Top 3 Unique Manga Kissa in Tokyo

Have you ever been to Managa kissa? As for me, yes yesterday I went to Manga kissa at midnight and…

Japanese Coins

Meaning of My Treat

Which sides are you on? Treat or being treated? When it comes to a date, I think more than half…

Nebuta Matsuri at Nakanobu shopping district in Tokyo

Join Nebuta Matsuri Festival in Tokyo

Source : Nakanobu Skip Road Nakanobu Shopping Street Nebuta Festival or Nebuta Matsuri that is held in summer is very…


What is a Tanuki?

Source : Ebisu Journal Tanuki means raccoon dog in English. It lives all over Japan from Hokkaido to Okinawa Prefecture….