「 月別アーカイブ:2016年12月 」 一覧

Things to do on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Japan

  2016/12/30    New Year's Day/Eve

  スポンサーリンク   Only 2 more days left in 2016… and 2017 is coming. What is your plan for New Years?   New Year is very important for Japanese and it’s like Christmas in North America. Here are some information …

When is Japanese Valentine’s Day? Unique Valentine’s Custom in Japan

  2016/12/28    Events, Love, Valentine's Day

スポンサーリンク   Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day in your country? Japanese celebrate Valentine’s Day but it’s different from other countries. Let’s find out the differences!  

Black Company Award 2016: Infamous DENTSU is the BLACKEST Company in Japan

  2016/12/24    Black Company

スポンサーリンク   Have you heard of Black Company Award? I’m not making it up! It does exist in Japan. Let’s see which company got the Award and nominated as Black Company.  

Meet Japanese Girls and Guys! 4 Countdown Parties 2017 in Tokyo and After Party Tips

  2016/12/23    New Year's Day/Eve

スポンサーリンク   2017 is coming soon! In a week! What are you going to do on New Year’s Eve? You can stay at home and enjoy New Year’s Eve Bell (Joya no Kane) or get out, dance and meet new …

Fukuwarai and Kendama! 5 Traditional New Year’s Games that Japanese Play

  2016/12/20    New Year's Day/Eve

スポンサーリンク   I’ve mentioned that Japanese would go to Hatsumode and New Year’s Sales (Hatsuuri:初売り) during New Year’s holiday.   Are there any other activities for New Year’s holiday?   This post introduces traditional Japanese games for New Year’s season. …

No Tattoos Allowed? Why Hot Springs in Japan Don’t Accept Individuals with Tattoos?

  2016/12/18    Leisure

スポンサーリンク   I always recommend foreigners to go to hot springs if they visit Japan. But there are two concerns when it comes to Japanese hot springs. One: you have to be naked and cannot wear swimsuits in most hot …

Visit Tokyo Tower and Skytree on New Year’s Day for HATSUHINODE, the First Sunrise of the Year

  2016/12/16    New Year's Day/Eve

  スポンサーリンク   Have you heard of Hatsuhinode (初日の出)? It means the first sunrise of the year. A large number of people go to see Hatsuhinode in different places. Where would they go?  

When is New Year’s Celebration? What do Japanese do on New Year’s Day?

  2016/12/13    New Year's Day/Eve

スポンサーリンク   New Year’s Day in Japan is like Christmas in North America. I would say it’s the most important holiday for Japanese. Why? Let’s find out why it’s so important for Japanese and how they spend the day.  

What is Sejin no Hi? When is Coming of Age Day and Ceremonies in Japan?

  2016/12/11    Kimono

スポンサーリンク   What’s a legal adult age in your country? What would people do when they legally reach the age of majority? In Japan, people have Coming of Age ceremonies.  

What is Joya no Kane? Why 108? New Year’s Eve Bell in Japan

  2016/12/07    New Year's Day/Eve

スポンサーリンク   Have you heard of Joya no Kane? It’s written as 除夜の鐘 and it’s a traditional ceremony taken place on New Year’s Eve.