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Eho-maki, another culture at Setsubun

Mamemaki is a really traditional event.  We have another culture called “Eho-maki” which is recently popular.  Eho-maki itself is just a rolled sushi.  People believe that it is good to eat eho-maki facing the specific direction.  The direction is changed every year and it was south-southeast for 2013. Eho-maki is a thick rolled sushi and […]


Setsubun and Mamemaki at February 3rd.

February 3rd is the day of Setsubun and there are several traditional events in Japan.  Setsubun is consist of two Kanji characters “Setsu” and “Bun.”  In this context, “Setsu” means term or period and “Bun” means divide. Old calendar has 24 terms in a year.  February 4th is “Risshun” (it means “Spring has just come”) […]