Autumnal Equinox Day is the beginning of Autumn. This day, like Qingming in China, is a day for people to respect their ancestors and remember the deceased. On this day, Japanese people often visit their ancestors’ graves.
Autumn Equinox Day is the beginning of Fall. On this occasion, people often go to temples to pray for peace and happiness
Shinjuku Autumn Equinox Day’s parade in 2008. The holiday attracts millions of tourists coming to this city
Like Qingming in China, Autumnal Equinox is the time for Japanese people to visit and show their respect to the deceased