namahage festival monderu
Namahage Sedo Festival
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Legend has it that in the forest cloud mountains of Oga Town, hideous demons called NAMAHAGE come out of the dark forests once every year to…… Read More

hirosaki snow festival
Hirosaki Snow Festival
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Road trip with the crew of Sprout Japan to see the biggest winter festivals of Northern Japan, starting with the Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival… Read More

kyoto night hike
Kyoto’s Biggest Shrine
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Fushimi Inari Taisha is the biggest shinto shrine in Kyoto, Japan. The Inari God of Foxes is reincarnated in a mountain full of temples and red gates.… Read More

Oshima Island
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Tairyomaru , a little cozy seafood restaurant in Oshima Island, is actually a restored old house rebuilt by volunteers from all over Japan.… Read More

Holiday Vlog in Algeria
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A Trip to Eastern Algeria Annaba and El Taref are portal provinces in northeast Algeria, right near the Tunisian borders. In this special episode, while Akiko gets in touch with East Algerian culture for the first time in her life, … Read More

Our first Osaka trip (Arabic)
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Algerians in Osaka – Part 1 With my friend Ammar, we headed to Osaka for the first time. In this episode, we get to talk about Ammar’s experience as an Algerian student in Japan, his story with the MEXT scholarship … Read More

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Algerians in Osaka – Part 2 This is the second part of my short trip to Osaka with my Algerian buddy Ammar. We went to Shinsaibashi and had a lot of fun singing at a cozy karaoke bar. English and … Read More