Japan (Hokkaido/Tohoku)'s School holiday calendar

School holiday calendar, for the current quarter in Japan (Hokkaido/Tohoku)


  • applies to Sapporo, Aomori, Saitama, Iwate, Morioka, Fukushima, Miyagi, Sendai, Saitama, Akita, Yamagata, Saitama
  • Since 2018 local education boards are allowed to set summer holidays at different times of the year
    Many schools open on Saturday
    School day starts at 08:30
    international schools have specific calendars
    Uniforms are required, and there are extensive rules for hair styles (no poney tails for girls), shoes, socks, skirt length, make-up, accessories, and more

  • We carry confirmed dates till Feb 2023 (some variations from school to school)

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions;
    please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Date Weekday Name
January 4, 2022Tuesdaywinter holiday (end)
December 28, 2022Wednesdaywinter holiday (beginning)