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All About Sakura

All About Sakura

Explore the world of Sasabe Shintaro (1887-1978) who was called “Sakura Otoko”, or the man of cherry blossom trees. A new article is posted on the 15th of January, April, July and October (4 times a year).

Sake-kun is a Kansai-jin (a person from the Kansai region) who is obsessed with sake. 
He is an experienced sake brewing craftsman.

There are hundreds of surprises about sake. Let's find them all!


Sakurako-chan is a fairy of Sasabe-zakura cherry blossom tree studying about Mr. Sasabe who had tended her.

The more we learn about Mr. Sasabe, the more we like him! As we learn more about sakura, our appreciation
for these beautiful tree grows!