Teru-teru Bouzu

There are so many things to say about tsuyu, Japan’s rainy season. The name itself, literally translated from kanji (梅雨) means “plum rain”. It is so called for the idea that the daily, drenching rains make for rich and juicy plums. In my area, tsuyu’s greatest agricultural importance is in rice farming, as the fresh … More Teru-teru Bouzu