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Update:November 17, 2016

Japanese national holidays

Jan.

1

New Year's Day

元日

Jan.

Second Monday

Coming of Age Day

成人の日

Feb.

11

National Foundation Day

建国記念の日

Mar.

Around the 21st

Vernal Equinox Day

春分の日

Apr.

29

Showa Day

昭和の日

May

3

Constitution Day

憲法記念日

May

4

Greenery Day

みどりの日

May

5

Children's Day

こどもの日

Jul.

Third Monday

Marine Day

海の日

Aug. 11 Mountain Day 山の日

Sep.

Third Monday

Respect for the Aged Day

敬老の日

Sep.

Around the 23rd

Autumnal Equinox Day

秋分の日

Oct.

Second Monday

Health and Sports Day

体育の日

Nov.

3

Culture Day

文化の日

Nov.

23

Labor Thanksgiving Day

勤労感謝の日

Dec.

23

Emperor's Birthday

天皇誕生日

* If a national holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday will be a substitute holiday.
* Governmental offices and many companies are closed from December 29 to January 3.