If there’s one thing that is loved all over Japan, it’s a festival. Setsubun, marking the beginning of Spring in Japan, is no exception. This colourful celebration is one of our absolute favourites here at Japan Centre due to its sheer eccentricity; it includes prancing demonic monsters, frantically throwing soy beans and eating sushi facing in a specific direction. Intrigued? Read on…

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