New Year's Day

1 January

1 January

Coming of Age Day

9 January

8 January

National Foundation Day

11 February

11 February

The Emperor's Birthday

23 February

23 February

Spring Equinox

21 March

20 March

Shôwa Day

29 April

29 April

Constitution Day

3 May

3 May

Greenery Day

4 May

4 May

Children's Day

5 May

5 May

Marine Day

17 July

15 July

Mountain Day

11 August

11 August

Respect for the Aged Day

18 September

16 September

Autumn Equinox Day

23 September

22 September

Health and Sports Day

9 October

14 October

Culture Day

3 November

3 November

Labour Thanksgiving Day

23 November

23 November

*If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday becomes a holiday. 

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