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

  • 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
  • 19 September -- Day of the elderly in Japan (Keiro no Hi - holiday)
  • 21 September -- Autumn starts in Japan
  • 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)
  • 12 November -- Shichigosan: festival of children of 3-5-7 years in Japan
  • 18 November -- Anniversary date of the Suica card (initiated in 2001)
  • 21 December -- Winter starts in Japan
  • 23 December -- Birthday of the Emperor of Japan
  • 25 December -- Christmas in Japan