In Japan, the second Monday of January is dedicated to Coming of Age Day. This special day marks teenagers turning 20 and thus reaching adulthood. Those who are 20 are able to drink, smoke and vote in the country of Japan. Therefore this day holds significant importance in every individual’s life. According to the government, more than 1.2 million men and women born between April 2nd, 1994 and April 1st, 1995, marked the coming of age this year.
Many celebrities in Japan celebrated their step into adulthood as well, including posting pictures of themselves in their Coming of Age outfits. Check out the list of celebrities and their outfits below!
Princess Kako of Akishino
Kawaguchi Haruna, Nikaido Fumi, Hayami Akari, Yamazaki Hirona, Fukuda Mayuko, Akizuki Mika
Hirose Alice (Seventeen), Arai Moe (non-no)
Ieiri Leo, Fujii Shuuka (E-girls), Shigetomi Manami (E-girls), Katayose Ryota (GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE), Sato Taiki (EXILE)
Male Talento & Actors
Yamazaki Kento, Kikuchi Fuma (Sexy Zone), Kyomoto Taiga (Johnnys Jrs), Kurihara Louis, Higuchi Yuta
Hanyu Yuzuru (Figure Skater), Murakami Kanako (Figure Skater), Otani Shohei (Pro-Baseball Player), Fujinami Shintaro (Pro-Baseball Player), Hagino Kosuke (Swimmer), Seto Daiya (Swimmer)
AKB48: Iwasa Misaki, Iwatate Saho, Oota Nao, Muto Tomu, Natsuki Kojima, Kawaei Rina, Ogasawara Mayu | SKE48: Yamaguchi Suzuran, Saito Makiko, Kato Rumi, Iwanaga Tsugumi | NMB48: Ijiri Anna, Odan Mai, Jonishi Kei, Kamieda Emika, Kishino Rika, Kotani Riho, Kono Saki, Yamada Marina | HKT48: Yamada Marina, Sakaguchi Riko, Oota Aika
Nogizaka46: Sakurai Reika, Nakata Kana, Nagashima Seira, Nishino Nanase, Noujo Ami, Wakatsuki Yumi
Momoiro Clover Z: