Hello all and welcome back to Hotsui Matsuri day 6! Can you believe we only have one more day to go? Hope you were around the other day to talk about shrine gods! Today, we’re going to have a blog filled with something else that we all love — foxy lads and foxy ladies. And … More Nihongo Legends: Foxy Lads & Ladies – Kitsune in Anime
As any avid weeb would know, the use of gods in anime is a crazy amount. But I’m here to point out a few that focus on the Shinto gods. But I might not be able to resist myself especially since Shinto and Chinese gods are neighbors in the afterlife so they often visit each … More Nihongo Legends– Kamisama why?! Stories in Anime
No. We are not talking about scary ghosts–that is reserved for Otakutober. Today we’re talking about all of the friendly ghosts and spirits that make for some really beautiful stories. Not to mention it’s around the time of Obon Festival right now and Obon is all about honoring the spirits of the deceased, so I … More Nihongo Legends: Anime About the Dearly Departed
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!