Shōwa Day marks the beginning of Golden Week on April 29. From commemorating the controversial Emperor Shōwa, also known as Emperor Hirohito, to recognizing Japan's rebound from World War II, Shōwa Day has undergone various official reasons to celebrate.

Yoshino Mountain in Nara is renowned for its iconic views of sakura covered mountains, but there is so much more to explore. From delicious food, to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Yoshimizu Shrine, there is plenty to enjoy besides the cherry blossoms.

Spring time in Japan is the start of new beginnings, and these five movies capture the spirit of the Japanese spring perfectly. From high school graduations to sakura season, get in the spring spirit while watching these movies.

The fictional, competitive ice skating world created by director Sayo Yamamoto, and writer Mitsurou Kubo, for "Yuri!!! on Ice" has captured the hearts of millions around the world including professional figure skaters. The anime takes a revolutionary appr

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