Kira-Kira names

Why do some Japanese parents give their children a ‘Kira-Kira’ name?

The ‘name’ your parents give you at birth is usually for a lifetime. Therefore parents should contemplate very carefully the best name for their child. Especially in Japan, where the Japanese name is always used in schools and workplaces (they even registered their full name on their Facebook accounts), and there is no culture of…