Coming-of-Age Day ceremonies held across Japan

TOKYO, Jan 09 (Japan Today) - Young women in colorful kimonos and and smartly-dressed men celebrated Coming-of-Age Day at ceremonies across Japan on Monday.

Held annually on the second Monday of January, the day marked the first Coming-of-Age Day since Japan lowered the age of adulthood from 20 to 18 years old in 2022.

Once again, the ceremonies were held in the shadow of the coronavirus with infection numbers rising in Japan. Participants wore masks, while ceremonies were scaled back in some prefectures.

As usual, Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea were popular spots for young adults to celebrate the day. ...continue reading

Jan 09 (ANNnewsCH) - 9日は「成人の日」です。去年、成人の年齢は18歳に引き下げられましたが、全国各地で「二十歳の集い」などと称した式典が開かれています。  ...continue reading