Tanabata is a Japanese festival celebrated on July 7th, and it originates from a Chinese legend. It commemorates the annual meeting of the star-crossed lovers, deities Orihime and Hikoboshi who are said to be separated by the Milky Way.
Irish cinema offers a rich tapestry of storytelling, showcasing the country's history, culture, and vibrant spirit. With the support of the Embassy of Ireland in Japan, the Irish Film Festival will be broadcast at Tokyo's Kadokawa Cinema Yurakucho.
Capsule hotels (also called pod hotels) are very popular in Japan. You see them in most cities, and a lot of people really like them for overnight stays because they are relatively cheap (¥3000 – ¥4000).
The rainy season in Japan is cheerily referred to as “tsuyu,” or plum rain, as it coincides with the seasonal ripening of this luscious fruit. Constant gray skies and gloomy showers can only mean one thing.