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What is Obon?

By Donnie | Articles

What is Obon? お盆は何ですか? Vacation-lovers rejoice! Tis the time for one of Japan’s longest “breaks.” Well I guess I don’t really want to call Obon a break, but for many foreigners that’s exactly what it is. For Japanese natives, though, Obon has a slightly different meaning. Obon* is one of Japan’s most well-known holidays. It […]

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