A Guide to Japanese Summer!

Summer is the season of outdoor activities, festivals and most importantly, good food! For those of you who are experiencing Japanese summer for the first time, or just curious what it looks like, these articles can help you to get to know better at amazing Japanese summer culture and food!

A Guide to Japanese Summer!

Tenjin Matsuri 2018, One of the Biggest Summer Festivals in Japan!

Tenjin Matsuri is one of the biggest natsu matsuri, summer festivals, in Japan. Around 1.3 million people come to watch this energetic event! Check this article for more information on Tenjin Matsuri in Osaka!

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Gion Matsuri 2019: Kyoto's Traditional Summer Festival!

One of the most popular, traditional and famous festivals in Japan is called Gion Matsuri, which is a summer festival held in Kyoto where they parade with Japanese traditional float called Yamaboko. Let's figure out more together!

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Tokushima Awa Odori: the mother of all awa dances!

The Tokushima Awa Odori is said to be the biggest awa dance festival in Japan, attracting annually 1.3 million visitors! Be sure to attend it if you are on the Shikoku island during the O-bon period.

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Ocean Day In Japan: Origins And Things To Do!

Ocean day, also known as Sea Day, Marine Day or "Umi no Hi" 海の日, is a Japanese national holiday in July. Find out where the origin comes from, it's cultural significance - or lack of, actually! - and special events surrounding Ocean Day, including the Marine Day Odaiba Lantern Festival!

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A New Seasonal Drink At Coisof: A Mango Shake

In Harajuku, the much talked about Coisof is offering a limited-time only drink from July 7th to 22nd 2018. The Taiwan mango Coi-shake is a refreshing drink made with exquisite mangoes and yogurt. As toppings, they used "oiri" (a Japanese sweet) and is the perfect summer drink!

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Lili Wanderlust

2018 Tokyo Fireworks Festivals Calendar

Summer is here! There are the most popular and amazing fireworks (hanabi) festivals in Tokyo the you can't miss. When and where can you see? Here is a schedule of Tokyo's famous fireworks festivals so you can mark your calendar!

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Doutor Coffee's 2018 Special Summer Menu In Japan!

Every year, Doutor Coffee, one of Japan's largest cafe chain restaurant, release a series of special summer drinks foods. This year doesn't disappoint with frozen fruit drinks, a traditional ice cream, a shrimp sandwich and a peach a la mode!

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Asagaya Tanabata Festival 2018

Asagaya is a popular, young neighbourhood of Tokyo that has one of the country's largest Tanabata Festivals. Here are the details of this popular event.

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Marine Day Lantern Festival 2018, In Odaiba, Tokyo!

The Odaiba Marine Day Lantern Festival is a great summertime activity in Tokyo. Enjoy the sight of countless paper lanterns on the beach with the Rainbow bridge and traditional boats as the backdrop! Check out the foods and other things to do as well!

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