Day 5 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends – Tanuki Time

Hello and welcome back to Hotsui Matsuri! Today is day five of Hotsui Matsuri and we’re also going to be doing yet another Nihongo Legends post! And this time? This time we’re going to be talking about a folklore legend that is seeped in actual truth: the legend of the Tanuki. What is a Tanuki? … More Day 5 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends – Tanuki Time

Day 3 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends- The Mighty Kappa

Hey ya’ll. It’s Luna here, and today for Hotsui Matsuri I wanna talk about some Nihongo Legends. And today? Today on Nihongo Legends, we’re going to be talking about one of my favorite Japanese creatures; the legend of the Kappa. Why do I like Kappa? Literally no idea. But I have been interested in them … More Day 3 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends- The Mighty Kappa

Happy Hotsui Matsuri!

The breeze dances through the paper lanterns that adorn the streets. The sound of chattering comes from the long row of festival stalls, and the smells of divine festival food fills the air. You shift to fix your yukata, pause to breath in the scent of fresh Taiyaki, and then look up to the sun’s … More Happy Hotsui Matsuri!