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  • Sendai Tanabata Matsuri 2020

    Sendai Tanabata Matsuri 2020

    Sendai Tanabata Matsuri is the most famous tanabata celebration in Japan which takes place in downtown Sendai, Miyagi prefecture. It is held every year on August 6th to 8th. Tohoku’s summer does not end without the celebration of the three great festivals of the Tohoku Region: Aomori Nebuta Matsuri, Akita […]

     
     
  • Awa Odori Festival 2020 | Visit Tokushima

    Awa Odori Festival 2020 | Visit Tokushima

    Awa Odori is a fabulous dance festival in Tokushima city that is a must see event, especially when you intend to visit Japan in the summer. This is one of the most popular summer festivals in Japan. Every year the festival is held from August 12 to 15. Are you […]

     
     
  • Top 10 Books about Japanese American Internment Camps

    Top 10 Books about Japanese American Internment Camps

    Here is the list of 10 most heartbreaking and shocking books consists of different stories based on Japanese-American Internment Camps during the World War II. War can achieve a victory but it does not have the power of erasing the memories of the life of victims. And these books are […]

     
     
  • Akita Kanto Matsuri 2020 (Kanto Festival)

    Akita Kanto Matsuri 2020 (Kanto Festival)

    During the Akita Kanto Matsuri (pole lantern festival) in early August, Akita city becomes magically breathtaking. Why? Akita is an impressive place. Think about Kakunodate cherry blossom festival in spring and Yokote kamakura festival in winter. Both are highly impressive seasonal festivals. On the other hand, Akita’s summer festival – […]

     
     
  • 10 Books that Teach Kids about Japanese Culture

    10 Books that Teach Kids about Japanese Culture

    Japanese culture fascinates millions of people from all over the world. It does not matter whether it is traditional or contemporary Japanese culture. Though, traditional Japanese culture is the main source of knowing the old traditions dating back thousands of years. Today I am going to feature the 10 most […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Crime Mystery Novels

    10 Best Japanese Crime Mystery Novels

    I read a lot of Japanese crime & mystery related novels. What about you? In fact, reading any kind of books is my hobby along with traveling elsewhere. I assume you probably have your favorite type of book as I have. We are different, no doubt about that! If you […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Mystery Horror Novels

    10 Best Japanese Mystery Horror Novels

    Japanese mystery horror novels are as frightening as Japanese horrors movies. We experience different tastes of Japanese horror stories through manga, anime and film. They are not like traditional American horror novels which I read for example, The Shinning by Stephen King and The October Country by Ray Bradbury. I […]

     
     
  • Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival in Nagano

    Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival in Nagano

    Dosojin fire festival is a crazy, bizarre, frightening, and mysterious Japanese winter event, held at Nozawa Onsen on January 15th every year in Nagano prefecture. Does it make sense when two groups of people encounter a fight against each other where one group tries to burn down the Shaden (Shrine) […]

     
     
  • 2021 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    2021 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    Iwate snow festival is one of the five biggest snow festivals in the Tohoku region. The festival is held in early February every year that is seen to be the symbol of winter in Iwate prefecture. Northern and northeastern part of Japan host country’s best snow festivals in the winter […]

     
     
  • Tokamachi Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Niigata

    Tokamachi Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Niigata

    Every year Tokamachi snow festival (Tokamachi yuki matsuri) is celebrated over the third weekend of February. The festival would be held from 15 to 17 February in 2021. It lasts for three days that is considered the first ever snow festival that was held in Japan in 1950. This winter […]

     
     
 
 

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