Map of Japan

Map of Japan

Events calendar

  • 6 August -- Anniversary date of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945
  • 9 August -- Anniversary day of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945
  • From 12 to 15 August -- Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima, Shikoku
  • 15 August -- Anniversary date of Japan's surrender in 1945
  • 16 August -- Daimon-ji fires in Kyoto
  • 31 August -- End of season for climbing Mount Fuji
  • 3 September -- Anniversary date of Tokyo's establishment after the Meiji restoration in July 1868
  • 16 September -- Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (Yabusame) Festival in Kamakura
  • 21 September -- Autumn starts in Japan
  • 21 September -- Day of the elderly in Japan (Keiro no Hi - holiday)
  • 23 September -- Autumn Equinox (Shunbun no Hi - holiday)
  • 22 October -- Jidai Matsuri Festival in Kyoto
  • 29 October -- Isao Takahata's birthday (born in 1935)
  • 31 October -- Halloween in Japan
  • 3 November -- Festival of Culture (Bunka no hi - holiday)