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Namahage

// by Andrew Lewis //  Nighttime slowly creeps upon your town, dark countryside of little renown. Waruigo ineega? Ageless, ragged ogres clad in straw descend the mountains for our hurrah. Nakugo ineega? Marching three and three, feet caked in snow. Through paper screens our lanterns glow. Omozi kureneega? Are you lazy? Are you selfish? Let … Continue reading

A Sake-Filled Festival

// By Gavin Fisher // Going to a local festival is one of the best ways to experience Japanese culture  – as anyone living or traveling in Japan can tell you. Cities have festivals that display their own unique history and traditions, and little neighbourhoods will often also hold their own festivals. For the past few years, the ALTs in Yurihonjo have had … Continue reading