“Dragon Ball” is a Japanese adventure manga written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. This is one of the most popular manga in the world. “Dragon Ball” was initially inspired by the classical Chinese novel “Journey to the West”.
The main character Goku and his buddies explores the world in search of the seven orbs known as the Dragon Balls, which summon a wish-granting dragon when gathered.
Most Japanese people love bathing in hot springs, called “onsen”. Japan is a volcanic island with more than 2,000 hot spring resorts. An onsen resort is a place to promote health and cure disease at the same time.
By the way, the Japanese macaque love bathing in hot springs too. You can see this amazing sight in Jigokudani Monkey Park in Yamanouchi, Nagano Prefecture.
Coming-of-Age Day is the second Monday in January. It’s the day to celebrate youngsters who reach the age of twenty. The ceremonies are generally held in the morning at local city offices throughout Japan. Many women celebrate this day by wearing furisode, a style of kimono with long sleeves that hang down.