Japan’s Coming of Age Day

In Japan, turning 20 years old marks the official age of adulthood, and there is even a national holiday celebrating this big lifetime milestone. Coming of Age Day (成人の日 Seijin no Hi) is held every year on the second Monday of January in Japan. The holiday congratulates those who have recently reached or will soon reach the lawful age of maturity in … Read More

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.