National Foundation Day

So yesterday was another national holiday in Japan. National Foundation Day (建国記念の日 Kenkoku Kinen no Hi) is a national holiday in Japan, celebrated annually on February 11, celebrating the foundation of Japan and the accession of its first Emperor, Emperor Jimmu. The bento is simple one with a lot of salmon.

It’s Setsubun, Have Fun Throwing Beans Everyone

The first bento photo of February 2014. The wife made a nice bento for our son to take to daycare, but since he was sick he ate it at home. Since he did not go to daycare he missed Setsubun. Setsubun (節分) is called the Bean-Throwing Festival as kids get to throw bean as demons.… Continue reading It’s Setsubun, Have Fun Throwing Beans Everyone

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