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

  • 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
  • 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