タウシュベツ川橋梁 Taushubetsu ~Phantom Bridge in Hokkaido~

Taushubetsu Bridge, also called as めがね橋 (eyeglasses bridge) Every time you visit this place, you’ll see different scenery as water level differs each season. If you visit June-July, you might be able to see this beautiful “glass-like” bridge. (The dried-out cover photo was taken during Golden Week, beginning of May in 2017)

登別温泉 Noboribetsu Onsen, Hokkaido

Jigokudani Noboribetsu

There are many Hot-springs and sightseeing spots in Hokkaido. Noboribetsu (登別) is one of the best Hot-springs area in Hokkaido. There are several walking trails and you can feel the volcanic nature.

Graduation Season ~ 卒業式シーズン

Have you ever seen this kind of scenery? Around mid March in Japan, you might see this gorgeous looking girls on the street in Japan. They wear Hakama, one of the types of Kimono. As you see from the photo, the top is Kimono and wearing long skirts or culotte, this is Hakama.

Hina Festival – What Japanese do?

Today, March 3rd is Hina festival  (“Hina matsuri” in Japanese). This it the Girls’ festival once a year (and for boys, it’s May 5th). Although it’s not a national holiday event, you might wondering what Japanese do on this day. For a family with daughter(s), the parents and grand parents will celebrate for her(s).

Let’s learn how to write Katakana!

Minasan Konnichiwa! Hi everyone! Katakana tutorial videos are now available on my Youtube channel too. Let’s learn writing Katakana (hand writing) with right stroke order!