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Valentines Day in Japan, and White Day?

Valentines Day in Japan is a little different than the flurry of men in America searching for a way to get a girl or couples sweating over what to do for their spouse and worrying if their gifts will match … Continue reading

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Hanami ; Japan’s famous flowers.

Hanami is a special time of the year in Japan where the famous Sakura(cherry blossom) appears for not even a month. There are other flowers in abundance but the real delight is the Sakura as they are a symbol of … Continue reading

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Finally feels like a campus

Since starting college, I encountered the fact that Japan runs on a different system of semesters than the U.S. Conveniently though, Nanzan has a program that works with American college systems. However, the rest of the college is still on … Continue reading

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Nabana no Sato; A festival of lights

The festival is held through the month of March and features millions of lights and walkways leading through intricate plum blossoms. Despite the rain that showered the event, it was still a sight to behold and even added to the … Continue reading

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Gunpla Expo in Japan. Build your gundam.

Gundam is big in Japan and along with that comes building replica models. Gunpla is a growing trend of buying the kits for anyone’s favorite Gundam, building it and then painting it. Along with any major art-related trend, there is … Continue reading

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Setsubun Matsuri (bean throwing festival)

Setsubun Matsuri (Bean throwing festival) happens on the third of February and celebrates the beginning of spring by getting rid of old evil spirits. The festival has its name because roasted soybeans are purchased or received at a temple and … Continue reading

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