Eating beans to drive away the evil!
Speaking of events in February, Valentine's Day must be the most famous festival all over the world, while in Japan, there is also a customary activity similar to the Valentine's Day, the Setsubun. "Setsubun" is on February 3 (the day before the beginning of spring in Japan), and on this day, people will throw the fortune beans to drive away the evil. Why do people do that? This time I will introduce to you the Japanese "Setsubun".
Lucky to eat in New Year's Holiday
Happy new year, everyone!
Please take a lot care of yuko series this year！
In Japan, the first few days of the new year are called New Year's Holiday.
The Japanese has the habit of praying for good luck, so there are various customs in the New Year's Holiday.
Christmas in Japan and Christmas Overseas -- They're Different!?
Once December rolls around in Japan, the Christmas season begins.
Everyone starts buying Christmas presents, making restaurant reservations, and going out to see Christmas lights... it's a very busy time.
Christmas in Japan may sound similar to how the rest of the world celebrates Christmas, but it is actually slightly different.
Let's take a look at some of those differences!
Yuko-chan's Great Autumn Foliage Spots in Kyoto
In the last article, we presented a variety of different things pertaining to autumn in Japan. This time, we'd like to touch on "autumn tourist" spots.
In Japan, you can enjoy vibrant colored autumn leaves throughout the country from November to December.