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Autumn events in Japan 3

Shichigosan is celebrated on November 15 for a reason. Fifteen is the addition of three, five and seven, and is considered a particularly auspicious number. The child is given a candy called Chitose-ame, a candy that wishes the child long life and good health. Chitose-ame is a long, red and white candy, and comes in …

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Autumn events in Japan 2

Typically, Japanese schools divide students into red and white teams and compete for scores. In the third of November, there is a national holiday called Culture day. And the third of November was originally celebrated as the birthday of the Emperor Meiji.It was also the day the Japanese Constitution was promulgated. To commemorate these two …

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Autumn events in Japan 1

The autumnal equinox usually takes place around the end of September and is designated as a national holiday. It takes place during the week of the autumnal equinox, just like the spring equinox, and is a day when night and day are approximately equal in length. In Buddhism, on the Autumnal Equinox, the sun rises …

Pachinko
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Pachinko

Pachinko is a type of vertical pinball game and is one of the most popular pastimes in Japan. A manual or electric spring-loaded flipper is operated to fire the iron ball toward the top of the pachinko board. When a falling ball enters the target hole, a lot of balls are released. You can exchange …

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Japanese popular culture

Haiku is the shortest form of poetry in the world and is composed of 17 syllables. In total, they are organized into groups of five, seven, and five notes. It’s a short, rule-abiding way of writing, but with carefully chosen words, conveying human emotion and expressing nature. Each haiku has a “kigo,” which must be …

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Home Video Game

The history of the home video game console is parallel to the history of the personal computer. Technically, game consoles and personal computers are so similar that they are brothers. Home video game consoles began to gain traction in Japan after several competitors introduced new consoles to the market. One of them was so popular …