Momijigari (紅葉狩り) is the Japanese tradition of visiting areas where leaves have turned red in the autumn. The word comes from the two Japanese words momiji (紅葉) meaning "red leaves" or "maple tree" and kari (狩り), "hunting". It is also called kōyō (紅葉). "Kōyō" is another pronunciation of the characters for "momiji". In Hokkaidō another word for it is kanpūkai (観楓会).
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- AnimeLab.com: "kouyou".
- Autumn leaves (koyo) in Japan at japan-guide.com.
- AnimeLab.com: "kanpuukai".
- Sapporo Year-Round: Attractions and Events in Four Seasons at the official Sapporo Sightseeing Guide.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Momijigari", Japanese events calendar