JAPANESE CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS
Start Your February Right — Throw Beans at Demons!
Setsubun is the day to chase away the demons of misfortune for a fresh start in the spring.
Each year in early February, Japanese people celebrate a day known as Setsubun. Setsubun, 節分, simply means the eve of a new season, in this case, spring. For a thousand years, Japanese have been chasing the…