Latest Kotaete questions

With Kotaete, our Q&A module, submit all your questions about Japan to the Kanpai community and share your knowledge.

Latest Isshoni requests

With Isshoni, which means "together" in Japanese, find travel companions to share time in Japan at your preference.

Map of Japan

Map of Japan

Events calendar

  • 21 December -- Winter starts in Japan
  • 23 December -- Birthday of the Emperor of Japan
  • 25 December -- Christmas in Japan
  • From 31 December to 1 January -- Eve and New Year in Japan
  • 5 January -- Hayao Miyazaki's birthday (born in 1941)
  • 9 January -- Seijin no Hi: adult day (20 years) in Japan
  • 3 February -- Setsubun: celebration of the arrival of spring
  • 14 February -- Valentine's Day in Japan
  • 3 March -- Hina Matsuri: little girls' festival in Japan
  • 14 March -- White Day in Japan
  • 21 March -- Spring start in Japan (sakura cherry blossom season)
  • 1 April -- Beginning of the fiscal year in Japan
  • From 29 April to 5 May -- Japanese Golden Week
  • 14 May -- Mother's Day in Japan
  • 6 June -- Beginning of the rainy season (Tsuyu) in Japan