Let’s eat Ehomaki on February 3rd, the day of Setsubun!
We have a custom to eat hand-rolled sushi called Ehomaki on February 3rd in Japan.  However, there are some rules when you eat hand-rolled sushi. It has been handed down that if you could follow those rules and eat them all, you will have a good year. 

1. Face toward the lucky direction of the year while eating Ehomaki.

2. Eat whole roll of Ehomaki regardless of one’s age.

3. Eat Ehomaki silently. Never talk while eating.

We Japanese even think that this custom is funny and must be unbelievable scene for foreigners. But why don’t you try this unusual custom this year? The lucky direction of this year is east-northeast.

How to Eat Ehomaki and the Etiquette


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