Kogarashi No. 1 – What is it?

Have you ever heard the words, “Kogarashi Ichi-Gou” around October or November? If you are watching weather reports on TV in Japanese, you may have. It refers to a specific kind of wind, found this time of year. A specific definition of “Kogarashi Ichi-Gou” is “the 1st wind from North with the velocity of more…Read More »

May Sickness

In Japan, April is generally the beginning of the school year for all students from kindergarten to university. Therefore, most students who graduated from college will enter into the real world in April as well. Because of this, many Japanese corporations set April as the beginning of the fiscal year. It is no wonder that…Read More »