In the Northern Hemisphere, the day when the sun is at its lowest elevation and with the shortest daylight hours of the year is called the "winter solstice". In that case, today, December 22, is the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere this year.
I think in different countries people might have different ways to spend the "winter solstice". So what will people do in Japan on this day?
Greeting cultures are very popular overseas, in Japan, there are also some cultures of sending letters (postcards). With the changes of season, there are summer greetings and winter greetings in Japan, among them, the most necessary and important greeting is the "Greeting Cards".
2.5-dimension stage refers to move the 2-dimensional world in comics, anime, and games to the 3-dimensional stage for live performance. As the author of this article, I am now falling into this! Here are five great charms that are extremely simplified to the 2.5-dimension!
"Previously we have introduced to you the game history of Japanese National Men's Soccer Team from 1994 to 2010.
This time, we will introduce to you the performance of the Japanese Team during the four years from 2010 to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil in two parts."
753 or Shichi - Go - San is a Japanese custome observed on November 15 in which 5 year old boy & 3,7 year old girls visit shrines to pray for health and prosperity as they grow. 3 year old girls wear a kimono with shoulder tucks and no obi, donning a vest called a hifu, while their 7 year-old peers dress in a standard kimono and sash. Boys of 5 wear hakama and a long haori.
What kind of kitchen knife are you using now? As a Japanese specialty, the very popular "Japanese kitchen knife" is actually the product of the development of knife smelting technology. If you have a good kitchen knife, it will be much easier to do the cooking in daily life and you will be in a good mood as well. Now let me introduce the charm of this "Japanese kitchen knife" to you.
The shrine is the place where the Japanese gods are worshipped, while the torii standing at the shrine represents the entrance to the dog domain. But why most torii are red? In addition, why some torii are set on the sea or on the lake? Next let's take a look at the mystery of the torii that the Japanese don't quite know.