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Weekly Shiritori #47

Weekly Shiritori #47

Last week’s post was about Amanohashidate (あまのはしだて / 天橋立), so this week I need to start with て (te). A big thank you to everyone who joined in and played the game, especially ZoomingJapan with Tenoji (天王寺) in Osaka, Tenkawa (天川) in Nara and tempura (天ぷら), JayDee also with Tennoji in Osaka (and Tennoji Park), tengu (天狗), which are supernatural creatures, and Tennou (天皇), which … Continue reading

Oni Matsuri (鬼祭り)

Do you remember last February, when I went to a random demon festival and got myself covered in white flour? Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Certainly doesn’t sound like something you would want to do twice, does it? Well… a-hem… I went back for more today. Toyohashi’s “Oni Matsuri” (鬼祭り), or “demon festival”, is an annual … Continue reading