TOUJI(冬至) [more than 4 seasons]
Guess, one Japanese custom that people do on Winter Solstice Day. Do you like taking a hot long bath? Do you like citrus fruits? Then you might like this custom.
TAISETU(大雪) [more than 4 seasons]
TAISETSU(大雪) is the 21st season of the 24 seasons. Some parts of Japan get snow and start to stick, but not in plain areas of Shikoku. Today, It’s about superstitious fish for people who want to succeed in their business or career, today. The fish is in season, this time of the year. Let’s find it out.
SHOUSETSU(小雪) [more than 4 seasons]
The 20th season of the 24 seasons. SHOUSETSU is the season Japanese people start to get ready the seasonal gifts called “OSEIBO (お歳暮)”. And the seasonal weather which is perfect for you to visit Japanese Garden.
RITTOU(立冬) [more than 4 seasons]
It’s Official! Winter has come! Watch out for The 1st “KOGARASHI(木枯らし)”!
Today, we will tell you about 3 THINGS about the kind of wind blows this time of the year.
Because it is one of the great examples of “the 24 seasons” are used in our life!
When the wind blows, our head curator starts to think about how to spend her New Year Holiday.
SOUKOU(霜降) [more than 4 seasons]
1 FUNNY FACT & 1 RECOMMENDATION for you to enjoy Autumn Leaves in JAPAN.
SOUKOU is the 18th season of “the 24 seasons”. From this season you start to notice morning frost. When the temperature drops enough, it is the season of a beautiful phenomenon nature gives; Autumn Foliage! We share with you 2 things about them!
KANRO(寒露) [more than 4 seasons]
KANRO(寒露) is the 17th season of “the 24seasons”. The night gets longer. The air gets colder in the morning and at night. The climate is no longer humid nor too hot. You can feel “the Autumn” both day and night. We’ll introduce one seasonal event that takes place in many places in Japan.
CHUUSHUU-NO-MEIGETSU (中秋の名月) [more than 4 seasons]
Its direct translation is “The great moon during Autumn”. It is the day for us to admire the beauty of the moon. We share 5 things about this day! 1 of them is about a traditional sweet!
OHIGAN (お彼岸)[more than 4 seasons]
OHIGAN is the 7 days period of holding memorial services for ancestors and Buddha. During this period you see 2 things all over Japan.
HAKURO (白露) [more than 4 seasons]
It is the 15th season of “The 24 seasons”. During the day it is still hot enough but you will feel a bit of chill in the morning and at night. You will notice the sun is getting far and the air gets less humid. We have a lot of cultural events in Autumn. We listed 3 things you can expect during the HAKURO season.
NIHYAKU-TO-O-KA (二百十日)[more than 4 seasons]
This day is 210th day from RISSHUN(立春) the first day of spring. This day and 10 days after the day are known as “Watch out for typhoons” days. We will explain what to expect, what not to do when your stay in Japan was hit by typhoons.