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Spring Celebration

Spring in Sakuragi-cho In Tokyo, finally, Spring has come. Last week (last week of March through early April) was the peak of Sakura (Cherryblossoms) in Tokyo. Although the weather was not that good during the peak time, we were able to enjoy a little bit of Sakura trees on the weekend when the sun came […]

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Cherry blossom (“Sakura”)

History of Sakura In Japan, there is an old saying that if cherry blossoms are in full bloom for a longer period, ancient farmers could expect an abundant harvest. The cherry blossoms, “Sakura” in Japanese, have been respected, especially by farmers since the Nara period (ad 710 – 794). In the Heian period (ad 794 […]

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