National Foundation Day/School holiday (school closed)

Sourced from: GaijinPot Blog September 12, 2013 National Foundation Day marks the accession of Jimmu, the first Emperor of Japan to the throne in 660BC. It was established by the 明治時代 in 1872 under the name Kigensetsu (Empire Day) and was likely intended to legitimize the rule of the Imperial family following the breakup of the 徳川将軍. The first Empire Day […]