Kikyo's diary

This blog introduces daily lives, travel, food, culture, work in Japan.

Tsukimi, Moon Viewing

// We have many seasonal events in Japan, which are often held in shrines and temples.In Shinto, it is said that “yaoyorozu no kami” which means eight million gods are existing in nature, even in mountain, trees, river, ocean, all over the…

Japanese Calendar, 2017

// National holidays in Japan 2-Jan New Year's Day gantan 9-Jan Coming of Age Day seijin no hi 11-Feb National Foundation Day kenkoku kinen no hi 20-Mar Spring Equinox shunbun no hi 29-Apr Showa Day showa no hi 3-May Constitution Day kenpo…

Taiiku-no-hi, or National Sports Day

// Taiiku-no-hi, or National Sports Day (October 9th, 2017) National Sports Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October. It is one of the national holidays in Japan.This year National Sports Day is on October 9th. The date used to be…

Mt. Fuji and Shinkansen (Bullet train)

// These are Mount Fuji and Shinkansen or bullet train. These are symbols of Japan. Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. It is 3776 meters above sea level. When it is fine day, you could see Mt. Fuji from the window of the Shinkansen…

I start to write my blog in English

// Hi, I am Kikyo, the writer of this blog. Thank you so much for visiting my blog. You might see my Japanese blog "Daisuki! Kabunushi Yutai", meaning "Love! shareholder benefits." I write about the shareholder benefits called Kabunushi Yu…