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Every Thursday, a new article about Japan is published on Kanpai. More about that.

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Kawagoe - The disappointing little Edo

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.

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)
  • 14 January -- Seijin no Hi: adult day (20 years) in Japan
  • 3 February -- Setsubun: celebration of the arrival of spring

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