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Mother's day in Japan

Mother's day in Japan

As well as in most of the countries of the world, even in Japan, mother's day (in japanese 母の日”haha no hi”), falls on the second Sunday of the month of May; in fact, some time ago, this feast was celebrated on the 6th of March, which is the day of the birthday of empress Kojun, mother of emperor Akihito;...

Kodomo no hi: The children's festival

Kodomo no hi: The children's festival

The “children's festival” is a festival established in 1948, to celebrate the presence of children in the families; so that they grow up strong and healthy, free from negative influences. Such a recurrence existed from the most ancient times, was called “Tango no sekku“, or the “feast of the boys”,...

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Showa no hi: day of Showa

Showa no hi: day of Showa

Today in Japan we celebrate the Showa no hi, literally “the day of Showa,” this holiday falls on the 29 of April of each year and was officially established in 2007 to remember all the historical events that occurred in the years in which the reign of the emperor Hirohito (1929-1989), also known as...

Pokémon: the lingerie dedicated to Pikachu, and Eevee

Pokémon: the lingerie dedicated to Pikachu, and Eevee

Pokémon is a phenomenon known for all its cute monsters and now those monsters will appear also on a line of lingerie.In Japan, Peach John has announced his new line of underwear and the adorable collection brings some of the Pokémon more adorable in a world that is brand new.According to Sora, News...

Ogon shukan: the week golden

Ogon shukan: the week golden

In the period from the end of April to beginning of May, falls on the so-called “Golden Week”, i.e., “the golden week”, during which you can focus some of the most important festivals of Japan; it is in the japanese language, is also known as “Ogon Shukan” or “the golden week”, or as “Ogata renkyu”,...

Ainu: the indigenous people of Japan

Ainu: the indigenous people of Japan

The ainu (literally “human”) are an ethnic group that is allocated especially in the north of Hokkaido, the Kuriles and on Sakhalin island, located in the most eastern part of Russia; as the first inhabitants of the japanese archipelago, with the time, were forced to flee to the north because of the...

Gundam: the gunpla designer Uniqlo.

Gundam: the gunpla designer Uniqlo.

The 40th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam, resulted in a series of announcements and events for the franchise mech more popular in the world, with a new collaboration with the retailer of casual clothing Uniqlo.Not content to simply provide a new clothing that presented the legendary mech, the collaboration...

Tamagotchi x Evangelion: ready to feed your Unit's Eve?

Tamagotchi x Evangelion: ready to feed your Unit's Eve?

You may remember the Tamagotchi, the electronic game portable created in 1996 by Aki Maita and Akihiro Yokoi, produced by Namco Bandai and has had great success in our Country; but also in the world, so much so that the two creators of the game have won the IgNobel in 1997 for the economy.Now, the monsters...

Evangelion x Uniqlo: the new line of t-shirts

Evangelion x Uniqlo: the new line of t-shirts

Evangelion is a franchise of the studio Khara (even if originally produced by Gainax) that developed in many media, from comics to video games: the manga was published by Planet Manga, while the anime is available on Netflix.Now Uniqlo, the famous clothing brand which often has the habit of launching...

Easter in Japan

Easter in Japan

In Japan, it refers to the Passover with the term "復活祭" "fukkatsusai" or "the festival of the resurrection", or "イースター" "iisutaa", from the English "easter"; these two phrases are the testimony of the two great events that have forever marked the history of the country of the rising sun.The first happened...