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お正月
New Year’s Holiday

New Year’s Holiday

One of the most important holiday in Japan. News Years is a holiday that is steeped...

成人の日
Coming of Age Day

Coming of Age Day

The Coming of Age festival is celebrated on the second Monday of January and marks the...

建国記念日
National Foundation Day

National Foundation Day

National Foundation Day is celebrated on February 11 to mark the foundation of Japan and the...

春分の日
Vernal Equinox Day

Vernal Equinox Day

Vernal Equinox Day is a Shintoist holiday observed to honor past Emperors of Japan.

昭和の日
Showa Day

Showa Day

Showa Day a day of remembrance of the late Emperor Hirohito, the Shōwa Emperor, who sat...

憲法記念日
Constitution Memorial Day

Constitution Memorial Day

Constitution Memorial Day is a national holiday that takes place on May third in celebration of...

みどりの日
Greenery Day

Greenery Day

Part of the Golden Week holiday, Greenery Day represents a day to show appreciation of nature....

こどもの日
Children’s Day

Children’s Day

Children's Day is a Japanese Festival held in May that honours the birth of children.

海の日
Ocean Day

Ocean Day

Ocean Day is a Japanese national holiday celebrated to give thanks to the ocean's bounty and...

敬老の日
Respect for the Aged Day

Respect for the Aged Day

Respect for the Aged Day is a Japanese holiday celebrated annually to honor elderly citizens.

秋分の日
Autumnal Equinox Day

Autumnal Equinox Day

Autumnal Equinox Day marks the changing of the seasons as well as a day to pay...

体育の日
Health and Sports Day

Health and Sports Day

Health and Sports Day is a national holiday in Japan held annually on the second Monday...

文化の日
Culture Day

Culture Day

Culture Day is a national holiday held annually in Japan on November 3 for the purpose...

勤労感謝の日
Labor Thanksgiving Day

Labor Thanksgiving Day

Labor Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in Japan which takes place annually on November 23....

天皇誕生日
The Emperor’s Birthday

The Emperor’s Birthday

The Emperor's Birthday is a national holiday in Japan that is celebrated on 23 December....