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Domo Arigato vs. Arigato Gozaimasu (Gozaimashita)

Domo (どうも) is a convenient Japanese phrase with various meanings, commonly used when greeting, appreciating, or apologizing. You can hear the word in everyday life in Japan, both by itself and with others, such...

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Shobuyu: Sweet Flag Bath for Boys’ Day on May 5

A few days ago, I posted an article about Kashiwa Mochi, a traditional Japanese sweet for “Tango no Sekku (端午の節句)” or the Boys’ (Children’s) Day on May 5.  Shobuyu (菖蒲湯) The day May 5...