Latest Kotaete questions

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

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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

  • 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
  • 21 June -- Summer starts in Japan
  • 1 July -- Season start for climbing Mount Fuji
  • From 16 to 17 July -- Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto
  • 17 July -- Sea day / Umi no Hi in Japan (holiday)
  • 17 July -- On July 17, 1868, Edo was renamed Tokyo.
  • 19 July -- End of rainy season (Tsuyu) in Japan