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Tokyo Daytripper Special: TF Top 10……Quirky Japanese Festivals

It’s a well-known fact that things are done differently here in Japan, far different to Western countries, and this is particularly apparent by way of the the many, many festivals that take place around the calendar up and down the … Continue reading

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Spilling The Beans For Setsubun

Setsubun (seasonal division) was celebrated today in Japan which is where the Japanese purify their homes by throwing beans away which supposedly drive out evil spirits for the year to come. I’ll probably never see the point of such a ritual as I just don’t have enough … Continue reading

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