Obon (お盆, おぼん) is an annual Japanese festival taking place August 13th to 15th. It is one of Japan’s three major holidays and has been celebrated for over 500 year
Matsuri food is a beloved part of Japanese culture. Food is cooked and sold at matsuri from food stands known as yatai (屋台, やたい). The food available changes to fit the seasons, but here are some of Japan’s most famous matsuri treats!
The majority of Japanese festivals happen during the summer months, so summer is known as festival season in Japan! Matsuri all celebrate different occasions and holidays, but many share some classic festivities.
As a country that has hot summers, Japan has learned to adapt. Summer has become a time of fun and festivities with many ways to beat the heat!
Marine Day (海の日, うみのひ) is a national Japanese holiday that occurs annually on the third Monday in July. The holiday is considered to be the unofficial end of the rainy season and the beginning of summer. It is a day to give thanks to the ocean and acknowledge the importance it has for the island nation.
Tanabata (たなばた), also known as the Star Festival (星祭り, ほしまつり), is an annual festival held throughout Japan. The holiday is traditionally celebrated on the “seventh day of the seventh month.”
We’re all Japanese food lovers here, so let’s take a look at the various types of Japanese eateries you should definitely give a try. Other than your standard ramen-ya and kaitenzushi, there are actually loads of other types of eateries. .
As the world slowly opens up again, we’re hoping Japan is going to open up its borders, too. In fact, there are rumours that we might be able to travel for leisure to the Land of the Rising Sun as soon as the end of the year! So to get yourself prepared for your adventure to Japan, why not create a Japan travel bucket list?
One of the most important conjugations in the Japanese language is the te (て) form. You need it for a lot of other conjugations. So if you don’t master the te form, you can’t really get into a lot of other grammar points.