Japan, known as the ‘land of the rising sun’, is located on East Asia. The Japan has more than 6600 islands but most of the islands are small and people rarely occupy the place because most of them are very old. Furthermore, Japan has 4 main islands and they are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and it is located on Honshu Island.
Japan’s has 4 season namely spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Most of the tourists and traveler went to Japan when spring and autumn because at that time Japan has the most beautiful scenery than the other countries. In spring, cherry blossom, also known as ‘Sakura’, started to bloom. The fascinating pink flower color Japan’s cities and village. You should come to Japan when it is spring and autumn and you will not regret it.
Japan has their own traditional festive that is called Japanese Festival, also known as ‘Matsuri’ (祭). The festival is always located near the shrine. Japanese people does not celebrate Lunar New Year, unlike most people in East Asia. In matsuri, people can always find matsuri booths that sells souvenirs, and foods, such as cotton candy, takoyaki, candy apple and many more, and there are also booths for games, such as goldfish-scooping, snipping, etc. Usually, people went to festival wearing yukata and kimono.
The most popular sports in Japan is baseball, also known as ‘yakyu’ (野球). Baseball is not only played by the professional, but also played by the high schooler. The Japanese national baseball team is also considered as the world strongest team. Furthermore, many Japanese people have gone to Major League Baseball even though Japan has their own official league known as Nippon Professional.
Nowadays, Japan TV animation, or ‘anime’, is also popular in Japan and other countries. Anime is the abbreviation of animation. Before, anime was regarded childish but now adults also watch anime. Because many people were interested in anime, they went to Japan to study how to make an anime. Is Japan’s culture wonderful?