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  1. MangaHelpers

    Golden Week

    Golden Week is upon us again. Most of you might have read this term before, others are utterly unaware of its existence. But what is this dreadful thing that gives us a manga free week in late April / early May? The Golden Week (ゴールデンウィーク Gōruden Wīku) is a chain of holidays, forming one of the...
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    National Cherry Blossom Festival - Event Update

    This Saturday, April 9, at 8:30 PM Washington DC will see a fantastic fireworks display along the Wharf in Southwest DC. And as if fireworks weren't vast enough to behold, there is a whole festival leading up to it, starting at 1 PM. The whole Southwest Waterfront Firework Festival is free and...
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    National Cherry Blossom Festival - Event Update

    The final weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival is approaching, and with it come the last batch of event suggestions for our Japanophile readers. This Saturday, April 16, there will be three venues to check out. Do not fret though, you can visit all of them. From 10 AM to noon, the...
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    National Cherry Blossom Festival - Event Update

    Hello MH, weekend is near and we have activities for you again! This time it's the Blossom Kite Festival held on Saturday, April 2, on the grounds of the Washington Monument near 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue from 10 AM to 4:30 PM. At this free event there are many things to do and see...
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