Demystifying golden week- What is Golden week again?

Heyo! It’s golden week! What is golden week? So glad you asked! Golden week also known as Ogon Shukan is a special streak of 4 holidays that is celebrated in Japan. Showa Day (Showa no hi) which happens on April 29, Constitution Memorial Day ( Kempo Kinenbi) which happens a few days later on May 3, Greenery … More Demystifying golden week- What is Golden week again?

The buttons mean something! Demystifying a Japanese graduation tradition

This is yet another confession trope but funnily enough there is a meaning to every button on a boys uniform. Let me rewind a little for those who have no idea what I’m talking about. So it’s a graduation tradition for boys to give their second button away to the one they love, consider it … More The buttons mean something! Demystifying a Japanese graduation tradition

Day 4 of Hotsui Matsuri: What is Obon- Demystifying Japanese culture

Heyo~ Welcome to the 4th day of Hotsui Matsuri! What better way to start off Obon then to explain what it is, amirite? What is Obon? Obon is a celebration of life of ancestors that has passed on. Similar to the Mexican, Day of the Dead holiday. The belief is that during this time of … More Day 4 of Hotsui Matsuri: What is Obon- Demystifying Japanese culture

The Community Demystifies Cosplay!– From our Friends and Fam

Hello all! Welcome to the very first community post! I am very excited to weave together all the fun conversations and tid-bits that I have collected in this experience to you, reader. In these series of posts I plan to answer some of the things that involve weebculture and asked my community of weebs to … More The Community Demystifies Cosplay!– From our Friends and Fam

What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!

It’s me, Star, kicking off our very own HOTSUI MATSURI. With the most important question to answer. What is a Matsuri? Well, Matsuri quite literally means festival. They are also like fests here with food stalls, vendors, decorations, activities related to the celebration. Everyone wears appropriate outfits and cookies depending on the season some in … More What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!

Demystifying Eculture- Star’s Journey to becoming an egirl- Community

The Egirl/Eboy community is probably the most inviting and sweet. Although the messages of thank yous are short it’s still very supportive. They often follow each other’s accounts, liking photos, shout-outs and commenting. It can be an ego booster. At first it’s great. Personally I’ve never felt more empowered. Flame emojis, messages with hearts from … More Demystifying Eculture- Star’s Journey to becoming an egirl- Community