sakura

Add These Cute Kimono Undies from Japan To Your Lingerie Collection!

With all the spring-themed crazes popping up here and there during this blooming season, it’s no wonder that even the most unusual items you could think of are getting involved. Snacks and beverages, clothing and footwear, and now even underwear?! FUNTY View this post on Instagram A post shared by FUNTY (@kawaii_funty) on Jul 5,…

Can’t Get Enough of Sakura Flavored Goodness? Try Sakura Red Bull!

Japanese spring is synonymous with beauty and flowers, especially during the hanami (sakura viewing) season. I love it best when the two come together to form some amazing and sometimes strange flavor combinations. Sadly, cherry blossom season has already come to a close. But do not despair! A pick me up has already been in…

Sakuramochi is a Must-Try in April to Boost your Hanami Experience

April heralds a new beginning in Japan as the new academic and financial year kicks off. In the old lunar calendar (kyuureki), this month is called Uzuki (卯月), which has a number of interpretations as to how the name came about or what it means. The most widely accepted explanation is that April is the…

Experience the Beauty of Yokohama’s Secret Garden in Sankeien

Yokohama’s close proximity to Tokyo means that it is a great choice for a day trip you can take just outside the capital. Being one of the first ports that opened to foreign trade, the city offers a wide range of sights such as the largest Chinatown in Asia, buildings and streets showcasing foreign influence…

Get to Know the Different Types of Sakura That You Can Admire Every Spring

Spring is here and the very thing that reminds you of spring in Japan is sakura flowers. While you are out there admiring the beauty of sakura flowers, you may notice that not all sakura flowers are the same. This is because there are over 200 varieties of sakura in Japan! This article will show…
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All About Sakura in 2017: From Gorgeous Locations to Crazy Items and Food

The sakura season is already upon us! In certain regions of Japan, the iconic flower has already begun to bloom, drawing visitors from all over the world. Likewise, our sakura-related articles here on Japan Info have received plenty of visitors as well! For those of you who want to know everything there is to know…

This Sakura Themed Food Is A Little Different From the Rest

We can now officially say Spring has come to Japan! Though some parts of the country may not yet have their array of blooming cherry blossoms, the season is still officially spring! During these months, sakura are a major theme for many products, which makes Japan’s love of spring particularly standout from the rest. Whether…

Experience the Beauty of Japan’s Iconic Sakura and Mt. Fuji All In One Day

Sakura blossoms are a symbol of Japan and are one of the flowers that have been loved for centuries. This beauty has therefore been preserved through many works of art with sakura themes such as paintings, haiku and tanka poetry. When you imagine sakura, what kind of scene comes to mind? Brilliantly colored petals, several…

Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura Festival: Enjoy A World of Sakura in Gunma!

The time to enjoy the beautiful view of cherry blossoms in Japan is fast approaching and along with that is the preparation of many foreign visitors who will come to Japan to see and experience those sights. While there are a number of sights to look out for, which one would really be worth the…