Coming of Age Day

Kimono snowboarder captivates Internet with awesome Coming of Age Day video【Video】

Kyoto college student shows us how awesome furisode look on the ski slopes.

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Does everyone dress crazy at Japan’s craziest Coming of Age Day ceremony?【Photos】

Every year all eyes are on the flashiest fashions at Kitakyushu, but there’s another side to the story.

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Mt. Fuji schoolgirl photo models who charmed Japan years ago reunite to celebrate Coming of Age Day

Shizuoka road continues to be one of the most photogenic spots in all of Japan.

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Say hello to Japan’s new generation of adults, fresh from Kitakyushu’s 2023 seijinshiki ceremony

These new adults say sayonara to their youth with colourful hair and gangsta costumes.

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Olympic gold medalist skateboarder wears a kimono on the half-pipe【Video】

Furisode means “swinging sleeves” and boy, do these sleeves swing. 

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Say hello to Japan’s new generation of adults, fresh from Kitakyushu’s seijinshiki ceremony

Kimonos and gangsta flair to celebrate freedom and individuality before conforming to Japanese society. 

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We visit one of Japan’s top pompadour barbers, learn a secret about those Coming of Age Day photos

Our mild-mannered reporter gets hooked up with the king of bad-boy haircuts in Japan, the “regent.”

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“The hell with sound judgement” says Red Bull in ad, but Japanese people don’t seem to agree

Energy drink maker gets edgy in Coming of Age Day message, but some people think they need to grow up.

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Words of wisdom to live by from a simple Japanese father for Coming of Age Day

Our writer received a heartfelt message from his father on his Coming of Age Day 23 years ago which he would now like to share with you.

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Japan’s craziest Coming of Age Day is back with Kitakyushu Seijin no Hi 2021【Photos】

All of Japan has Coming of Age Ceremonies in January, but nowhere has them quite like Kitakyushu.

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Super-flashy kimono shop Miyabi tells us about the Coming of Age Day situation this year

Will COVID-19 dampen Japan’s most flamboyant celebration?

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Coming of Age Ceremonies in Tokyo changing form due to COVID-19 State of Emergency

As with everything in the age of coronavirus, things are a little different this year.

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Yokohama’s Coming of Age Ceremony ruined by “yankees” who fight, illegally scale walls, drink

But in spite of all that, Pikachu still made a guest appearance!

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Can you guess what celebrity snuck into this Japanese Coming of Age Day photo?

Twitter user’s fun experiment in style grabs the attention of the actual celebrity photoshopped into the image above.

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Three-way “yankee” street brawl breaks out following Coming-of-Age Ceremony in Japan【Video】

Kimono vs. suits vs. cops.

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Seijinshiki 2019: Best wild kimono outfits from Coming of Age Day celebrations in Kitakyushu

Gorgeous gangsta boys and girls pose for our camera at Japan’s most out-there ceremony. 

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Get your money Mizuho Bank customers! All ATMs are taking the long weekend off

In Japan, even cash-dispensing machines need a little R&R sometimes.

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Coming of Age Day costumer turns our 40-year-old reporter into a glammed up, garish Yankee【Pics】

For the first time, our dedicated reporter on Kitakyushu’s most pompadour-packed procession gets to dress just like one of the revelers in question.
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Japanese girl astounds onlookers with unusual kimono obi sash

Even the girl’s own father couldn’t believe what he was seeing.

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Kitakyushu is the life of the party again this Coming of Age Day with gold-trimmed rickshaws 【Photos】

And pompadours? You bet!

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