News Vol.62

2014.02.06 |  Newsletter Back Number | 

This is Ronnie and Ken of UR-Whitestone!!

How is everyone doing? It has been pretty cold this week and even snowed last Tuesday! Nonetheless, February is also a heart-”warming” season for many people as we all celebrate the Valentine’s Day!

Next week is Friday the 14th is Heart’s day! A time for couples and lovers to show “more” love to their partners! In Japan, normally, the girls give chocolates to their love ones or to someone they like.

Please read the article below about the Valentine’s in Japan.

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Valentine’s day in Japan

February 14 in Japan is a one of the most awaited event for most Japanese especially for young women.

Unlike most countries, the women gives chocolates to men while men are not expected to give or do anything on this day. However, men are expected to return gifts are are at least two or three times more valuable than the gifts they received in Valentine’s day.

Many women, office ladies in particular, give chocolates to their co-workers which is also know as giri-choko (義理チョコ), giri “obligation” and choko “chocolate”. This contrasts with honmei-choko (本命チョコ, favorite chocolate), chocolate given to loved one, which most of the time are self-made or self-baked chocolates. Girl-friends also exchange chocolate referred to as tomo-cho(友チョコ); from tomo meaning “friend”.
This gives boost to anuual sales of Japanese chocolate companies as half of their sales are earned this month.

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!

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