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 1 of Hotsui Matsuri: Traditional Japanese Instruments

Welcome, welcome to day number one of Hotsui Matsuri! Kicking off our blog summer festival, we’re going to be talking about something that I personally love, and that I’ve been seeing a lot of anime focusing around in the past few years: traditional Japanese instruments. Because yes. I am that person who would go watch … More Day 1 of Hotsui Matsuri: Traditional Japanese Instruments

Happy Hotsui Matsuri!

Rays of sunlight shine down onto you like a warm gentle touch. You feel the wind gently against your face, your yukata shifting every so slightly with the breeze. The sound of chattering comes from the long row of festival stalls… Welcome everyone to Hotsui Matsuri! For the next six days we’re going to be … More Happy Hotsui Matsuri!