Spring

Spring

"Under the trees
we have soup and pickled fish 
and cherry blossoms . . . "

Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)

Spring

Ashikaga Flower Park

あしかがフラワーパーク

Wisteria paradise

Cherry blossom season: When To Go?

桜の見頃はいつ?

WHERE AND WHEN TO SEE THE CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN JAPAN

efish

エフィッシュ

Like a fish in its bowl

Golden Week

ゴールデンウィーク

National Holidays - from April 29th to May 5th

Hanami etiquette guide

外国人旅行者の花見のマナー

The rules to cherry blossom viewing

Hanami in Tohoku

東北の桜

Where are the best places to see cherry blossoms in Tohoku?

Iwatayama Monkey Park

嵐山モンキーパーク いわたやま

Monkey Business

Omizutori

お水取り

A ceremony that flows from the source

Osaka-jo koen

大阪城公園

The flowers of the fortress

Shimogamo Jinja

下鴨神社

A truly conciliatory shrine

Shinbashi dori

新橋通り

The promenade of ladies of bygone days

Tokyo International Anime Fair

東京国際アニメフェア

Manga Mania