Category: culture & custom

Road to marriage in Japan②

Hello. The other day I introduced a Japanese typical wedding style and my one. My wedding flow is as shown below. 1 Propose (1 and a half years before the wedding ceremony) 2 Start...

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Road to marriage in Japan①

Hello~ I talked about the Japanese wedding style in this blog. ↓ Today I want to talk about Japanese typical wedding and my own one. I got married a few years ago.  I will...

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Shogatsu; New Year’s holidays in Japan

Happy New Year! あけましておめでとうございます。 2018 has come! It is 4 p.m.on New Year’s day in Japan now. Many people spend New Year’s holidays with family in their hometown. Now I’m on the way to my...

Japanese Christmas

Happy Holidays! It is Christmas Eve. Today is Sunday, many people enjoy Christmas day with their family or lover or friends. There are full of Christmas trees and Christmas lights at this time of...

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Bonenkai; the December event in Japan

Do you know bonenkai(忘年会) in December in Japan? It is a drinking party for forgetting the year. December is one of the busiest months for Japanese people! They have many events for Year-end and New Year...

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Wedding in modern Japan

Today I introduce common ceremonies and receptions in modern Japan. We have many manners and rules for a wedding. I think it’s a bit hassle.  And, nowadays the number of couples who don’t hold wedding ceremonies...