2022 GW HOLIDAY Due to the holiday period from April 29th to May 5th, our office will be closing down. We will operate from May 6th. We apologize for your inconvenience during this period. Thank you.
If you are in Japan, you’d see plenty of chocolate at stores in February. It’s funny because we can see many events in stores. It’s very natural for me that seeing seasons passing from products’ line up on shelfs and it’s just mixed up. For example shops start off clearing all Christmas items after they closed then set up items for new year. Stores look very different before and after. Valentine’s day is also same, I thought that I … [More]
WINTER HOLIDAY 27th Dec 2022 – 6th Jan 2023 For tenants please call to the number on notice boards in the house when emergency and we will reply for other inquiries after open again.
What’s CONBINI?? If you have ever stayed in Japan, you would feel Japanese convenience stores are quite different than other countries. I was also surprised when I went to convenience stores in AU and US. The reason why, I realized Japanese “conbini”=shorten word of convenience store, is almost magic because there are tons of variety items in each stores. besides, a property of each store is not large but still they would be able to cover most daily essentials … [More]
If you are in Japan, you may hear many times this word “Obon(お盆)” in summer. Yes, it’s known as summer vacation for many people. Many Japanese visit hometown and see family around 15th August , but actually it’s a traditional summer event. You would have fan if you know more about this unique culture. Let’s find out the detail! What’s Obon?? In ordinary, Obon is around 13th – 16th August nowadays, however, it was days that people welcome … [More]
SUMMER HOLIDAY 13th-17th Aug 2022 Note: Office closed on 11th Aug either. We will reply for other inquiries from 18th Aug.
TANABATA 7th July Have you ever heard TANABATA story? Did you wish something? We generally celebrate TANABATA on 7th July with writhing wishes on little colorful Origami papers and hang on bamboo. It is absolutely lovely view and you might see magnificent one in some festivals!! Today I’m going to introduce some stories of TANABATA and I’m happy if you got to like Japan more! Once upon a time, there was a lovely princess, named Orihime (織姫・おりひめ), very good a … [More]
Due to the holiday period from April 28th to May 5th, our office will be closing down. We will operate from May 6th. We apologize for your inconvenience during this period. Thank you.
Are you interested in about Japanese public holidays? If yes, you are at correct place! There are 2 days in February which are 11th and 23rd. I am going to explain about this 11th’s holiday in this page because 23rd’s is Emperor’s birthday, doesn’t need more words to know it. Now, 11th is 建国記念の日(けんこくきねん の ひ) and it sounds like independent day. Many countries established the day as law to celebrate their independence. Or some countries established it as … [More]
Most people from overseas may be wondering when you see big sushi rolls are sold in stores today, 2nd Feb. It’s called ‘EHO-MAKI’. Today I’m going to tell you about all of this unique culture! The Roots It is said that Eho-maki originated around Edo era and Meiji era, from Osaka. People (mostly merchants and Geisha, traditional female Japanese entertainers) ate it while wishing their business success and prosperity. Basically they put 7 ingredients inside after 七福 shichi-fuku (seven good … [More]