New Year (shogatsu)
This is the most important holiday in Japan; they do not celebrate Christmas. While only January 1 is a national holiday in the country, many businesses remain closed all the way through to January 3.
Constitution Day (kenpo kinenbi)
Constitution Day is?a national holiday that falls on May 3. This is an opportunity for Japanese people to celebrate the creation of the new constitution, which was put into effect after World War II.
Respect for the Aged Day (keiro no hi)
Third Monday of September? is a national holiday celebrates the Japanese culture of respect for the elderly and longevity, something becoming more important as the country’s demographic shifts and the population ages.