Marshmallow Day in Japan

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On Valentine’s Day, February 14th, women in Japan give chocolate to the men. The men give candy to the women on White Day, March 14th.

White Day was originally conceived of by a candy maker who hoped to promote the sales of marshmallows! (In fact, it was originally called Marshmallow Day.)

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One Response to “Marshmallow Day in Japan”

  1. BOB Says:

    WOOOOWWWW!!! That’s crazy!

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