icelandic poppies shinrin park saitama prefecture

Thousands of Icelandic Poppies in Saitama Prefecture. Information for the annual Icelandic Poppy Fields of Shinrin Park (Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park), Namegawa Town, Saitama. According to the official website on March 30th, due to the warm weather the Icelandic poppies have started to flower. They expect prime viewing toRead More →

Oni demon at Kijin Shrine Ranzan used in Kijin article and free resources for setsubun

Kidin (Kijin) Shrine is an unique to Saitama shrine. One of only four shrines in ALL of Japan that is dedicated to demons, each year it steps into the limelight for Setsubun. Setsubun is the traditional festival to celebrate the coming of spring. And Japanese demons play a big role in the event.Read More →