On March 3 of each year, the Japanese celebrate a festival which is called "Hinamatsuri".
For the girls' healthy growth, people of families or in the town will take a variety of activities to celebrate such festival. Then, what will do on Hinamatsuri? Let's learn about it together.
Now, a craze for cat is set off in Japan. In 2017, it has become a hot topic that the cat owners are more than those who raise dogs. It is also in Japan, there exists some cats called "Japanese Cat". This time, let me give you a detailed explanation of such "Japanese Cat"!
Oita Prefecture is located in northern Kyushu,
a region known as the "Gateway to Asia".
It is filled with hot springs (onsen), where visitors soak away
their stress in natural baths. It's also a place where the food
and the lifestyle are close to the land.
Cosmetic bag is a necessity for women put on makeup!
Oh, these are the things which the Japanese girls must put into the cosmetic bags?!
This time, we analyzed the cosmetic bag of Japanese women so-called Yamato Nadeshiko!
Japan is still in cold winter, and it will be some time before the coming spring.
In such long winter nights, I think it is too cold for most people to have a good sleep.
People overseas living in Japan should also pay attention to the cold-proof countermeasures at bedtime I've summarized.
The annual grand gymnastic show, "Tokyo Marathon 2018" will be held on February 25 (Sunday). Then there will be more than 35,000 people running from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Shinjuku) to Tokyo Station (Chiyoda), passing many places of interest of Tokyo.
Do you know the "Kuyou"? "Kuyou" is a Buddhism term, which means praying to gods or souls of deceased person in the manner of offering flowers or other offerings. In fact, in addition to bring offerings to the deceased person, the "object" may also be worshiped in some shrines and temples. As for such offering, I've tried to sort out two kinds of conspicuous offering activities during this period.
Scattering beans to drive away the evil shall be performed on February 3, the Setsubun.
Putting up small decorations of sardine and eating beans, it is really strange.
Then why they do such things, let me explain it to you!
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".