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IN HARMONY WITH THE SEASONS:Hachiju-hachiya

This is where Hachiju-hachiya comes in. It falls on or about 2 May, eighty-eight days after Risshun. This date had a very practical role in ag...

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NHK WORLD-JAPAN Video on Demand Reviews: Leisure in Lockdown- the Robots and Traditions Edition

On My Watchlist! When you feel stuck at home or just plain bored, scrolling through NHK’s free-to-view OnDemand catalogue brings up new and in...

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The famed Awa Odori ~ Thunderous Footsteps from Tokushima City!

Tokushima City is the birthplace of Japan’s No. 1 summer dance festival, the over-400-year-old “Awa Odori,” which represents traditional Japanese culture. We are all waiting for your visit here in Tokushima, home of the Awa Odori....

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The Charm of Gifu and Aichi – a Journey of Rediscovery

Gifu Prefecture in Central Japan is one destination that nature and culture lovers should not miss! Some of Gifu’s main attractions include th...

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Embark on a Meaningful Odyssey of Japan ​with WAttention

Unravel and Unearth Japan's Wonders. Check out these top stories featuring articles written by a team of foreigners alongside an insightful Japanese native....

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