Hanami (花見, “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers, flowers are (“hana”) in this case almost always referring to those of the cherry (“sakura”) or, less frequently, plum (“ume”) trees.
A kotatsu (炬燵) is a low, wooden table frame covered by a futon, or heavy blanket, upon which a table top sits. Underneath is a heat source, formerly a charcoal brazier but now electric, often built into the table itself. Kotatsu are used almost exclusively in Japan, although similar devices are used elsewhere: for example the Spanish brasero.
Kirin Brewery sells two of the most popular beers in Japan: Kirin Lager [キリンラガービール], one of the country’s oldest beer brands which started brewing in 1888; and Ichiban Shibori [キリン一番搾り生ビール].
The members [of Japanese idol group Arashi] are Ohno Satoshi, Sakurai Sho, Aiba Masaki [相葉雅紀, seen here], Ninomiya Kazunari, and Matsumoto Jun.
Shunsuke Kazama (風間 俊介 Kazama Shunsuke, born June 17, 1983 in Sumida, Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actor, actor, and singer affiliated with Johnny & Associates.
Johnny & Associates (株式会社ジャニーズ事務所 Kabushikigaisha Janīzu Jimusho) is a Japanese talent agency, formed by Johnny Kitagawa in 1962, which trains and promotes groups of male entertainers known as Johnnies (ジャニーズ Janīzu).