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In recent years, cats are very popular in Japan. February 22 was cat day, limited cat goods were sold, and topics of cats were picked up by many Web media.
Have you ever been to Japan on Valentine's Day? If you've come, you could see chocolate sold at many shops. Not only chocolate shops, but also in department stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, many chocolates are on sale!
On that day Japanese celebrate longevity and enjoy chrysanthemum flowers. It is an event originating from China, it merged with Japanese culture and became the present event.
Japanese children like to enjoy fireworks in the summer. There are various fireworks, but the Senko hanabi is a fireworks that everyone likes. There is no flashy, but there is a quaint atmosphere and adults like it, too.
When we become a society person, we learn business manner. Even though the meaning of Japanese is the same, there are words that newcomers should not speaks their seniors and bosses. Please be careful as it changes with who you speak!
On Mt. Shirane, you can enjoy alpine plants Komakusa(Dicentra peregrina) until the end of August. Shirane is in Kusatsu-machi, Gunma prefecture. Kusatsu Onsen is one of Japan's three top hot springs. You can enjoy mountain climbing and hot springs.
Dewa Sanzan, refers to Hagurosan, Gassan, Yudonosan. It is a major mountain that divides "Dewanokuni (current Yamagata / Akita)" between east and west. It is a popular place as a sightseeing spot and place of mountain worship. Even now, many examinees and worshipers visit.
Kanten (Japan agar) is a food invented in Japan. Boil the seaweed and freeze it, then dry it to make it. Its manufacturing method was invented in the Edo period.
Ryogoku is a famous area for Sumo. But that's not all. It is famous as the stage where the Ako incident was in the Edo era and the place where there was a residence of Ukiyoe painter and Katsushima Hokusai. Currently it is popular as a cultural spot with Ryogoku Kokugikan(a ryogoku sumo hall), Edo-Tokyo Museum and Hokusai Art Museum.
Tempura Japanese people love! It is a simple dish just fried with eggs and flour cooking ingredients and fried in oil, but its taste is exceptional! Especially fried freshly delicious!