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Happy Valentine’s day!! (in Japan)

Happy Valentine’s day!!,

On Valentine’s Day, Japanese women who give presents (mainly chocolates) to men. Men are supposed to return gifts to women on a day called “White Day” (March 14th), a Japanese creation.

salon du chocolat, Isetan

Women give chocolates not only to their loved ones. The chocolate given to men such as bosses, colleagues or male friends that women have no romantic interest in, just for friendship or gratitude which is called “Giri-choko (obligation chocolate).”

salon du chocolat, Isetan

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