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Setsubun, the return of spring

If it’s slowly getting warmer in Japan and there are the signs of spring floating through the air. There is a Japanese tradition for the change of seasons, setsubun (節分), let’s take a look: Setsubun is the day before the

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Setsubun 

It’s slowly getting warmer in Japan and there are the signs of spring floating through the air. There is a Japanese tradition for the change of seasons, setsubun (節分), let’s take a look: Setsubun is the day before the beginning

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Daruma

Lucky charms have a long tradition in Japanese culture and can be seen on many bags, backpacks, in homes and elsewhere. Normally purchased at temples, many people believe in the power of charms and therefore there are quite a lot

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