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Kamigamo - The thunder god shrine in Kyoto

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Events calendar

  • 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)
  • 18 November -- Anniversary date of the Suica card (initiated in 2001)

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