Kantō [竿燈(かんとう)]

2017/08/05 00:05
Kantō[竿燈(かんとう)] or Akita Kantō Matsuri[秋田竿燈(あきたかんとう)まつり] is a summer event held in Akita City, Akita Prefecture from August 3rd to 6th. That is one of the Three Greatest Festivals in Tōhoku Region[東北三大祭り(とうほくさんだいまつり)] with Aomori Nebuta..

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Nebuta [ねぶた]

2017/08/04 02:39
Nebuta[ねぶた] are summer events held in eastern Japan, mainly in Aomori Prefecture. Nebuta also refers to lanterns used in the event. Nebuta is made of paper pasted on frames of wood or bamboo. Nebuta Kingyo-nebuta[金魚(きんぎょ)ねぶた](..

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White Day [ホワイトデー]

2017/03/14 18:33
March 14th is known as White Day[ホワイトデー] in Japan. White Day is the day when a man who got a chocolate from a woman on St. Valentine's Day gives her a gift in return. There are several theories about the origin of White Day but the fo..

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Hina-ningyō [雛人形(ひなにんぎょう)]

2017/03/03 05:12
Hina-ningyō[雛人形(ひなにんぎょう)] is a set of dolls decorated on Hina-matsuri[雛祭り(ひなまつり)](That is an event for girls held on March 3 which is one of the turning point of season, Jyōshi[上巳(じょうし)].). Hina-ningyō is decorated for praying girl's h..

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Hina-matsuri [雛祭り(ひなまつり)]

2017/03/03 01:41
Hina-matsuri[雛祭り(ひなまつり)] is an event for praying girl's healthy growth and happiness and dolls called "Hina-ningyō[雛人形(ひなにんぎょう)]" are decorated in the house if a family has a daughter. That is held on March 3 which is one of five Sekku[..

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Tokyo Marathon [東京(とうきょう)マラソン]

2017/02/26 05:03
Tokyo Marathon[東京(とうきょう)マラソン] is a marathon race held on Tokyo every February(February 26th in 2017) and this is one of six major marathons with Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York City. Tokyo Marathon Tokyo Marathon was..

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