It is bitterly cold this time of year in Japan. Early though it may be, winter is truly here, with its icy breezes, thick clothing and the sudden surge of Christmas goods in shops.
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It would appear that autumn has given us the slip.
Summer is finally starting to leave the nation of Japan behind, taking with it obscene heat levels and humidity, as well as tropical storms and adverts about package deals to Hawaii.
The summer holidays are in full swing here in Japan, and the heat is unbearable. A shorter than average rainy season in June is what has apparently caused this incredible heat wave, which is predicted to last for several more … Continue reading
Along with the insipid summer heat, the one thing that stands out for Japan during July is the festival of Tanabata. A celebration of hope, the festival is based on a story of two literally star-crossed lovers, exiled to different … Continue reading
The latest edition in the worlds foremost anthropomorphic community simulator is dropping this month on Nintendo 3DS. Released a whole 6 months ago in Japan, Animal Crossing: New Leaf will find its way to North American shores on June 9th, … Continue reading
The chill of winter is long past, and now the mild balm of spring is also fading away. In its place, Japan is experiencing the first throes of sticky, rainy, humid summer.
Golden Week. With the first term of the new school year over, the convenient string of one-day national holidays at the end of April comes as a welcome break for many. Starting with Showa Day on the 29th, a celebration … Continue reading
Christmas is upon us. Though not a particularly important date on the Japanese calendar, Christmas is still a celebrated time of gift-giving and well-wishing, and as such a golden opportunity for gaming. Kids in Japan tend to only receive a … Continue reading
It’s cold. Winter may yet be a few weeks away, but it’s cold. The expressions of the morning commuters have taken on a bitter, resentful shadow. This is weather for staying inside, not taking in the fresh air. This is … Continue reading