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Introduction to Shichigosan Shichigosan is a rite-of-passage ceremony for children ages 3, 5, and 7 celebrated on November 15th every year . The name itself literally translates to seven-five-three. This holiday is meant to celebrate the growth, health, and wellbeing of children. Nowadays, mostly only boys ages 3...

Introduction to Seijinshiki Seijinshiki is the coming-of-age ceremony for Japanese people turning 20. In Japan, 20 is the age at which you can legally smoke, drink, drive, and go to prison, so it is a very important age for Japanese citizens. Seijinshiki is to celebrate the...

Types of Women's Kimono Kimono is the main traditional Japanese garment. Both women and men can wear different types of kimono. Underneath kimono, you wear juban, similar to a slip for the kimono, and under the juban you wear hadagi, traditional Japanese underwear. Silk is considered the...

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