Are You Ready for Pocky Day?
The national holiday just for Japan’s most beloved cookie snack is coming up in just a few weeks! November 11, or 11/11 is the day where people around Japan (and the world for that matter) celebrate by eating Pocky. Why November 11? The answer is fairly simple-- when written out, the date resembles the shape of standing Pocky sticks. Pocky Day began on November 11, 1999, which according to the Japanese calendar dating system was 11/11/11-- the perfect day to kick-start a holi