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■About 72 Seasons72 Seasons is the first ever application based onthe ancient Japanese calendar, in which the year is divided into 24and then 72 separate seasons. "Spring Winds Thaw the Ice", "TheFirst Peach Blossoms", "Damp Earth Humid Heat", "The Maple and theIvy Turn Yellow". The 72 Seasons app brings you photographs,illustrations, haiku poems and words based on the poetic names ofthe seasons, each of which depicts a subtle change in the naturalworld throughout the year. The app updates according to the old 72season calendar, approximately every 5 days, allowing you enjoy anancient yet refreshingly new way to feel the year progress,unhindered by precise dates and times.■How to UseThe 72 Seasons appis built on two long scrolls. One lists all 72 seasons across theyear, the other is "Today's Season". You can view each with thebuttons at the bottom of your screen. Flick the scrolls to movethrough to the end. The Facebook, Twitter and Email buttons at thebottom of your screen allow you to share the app easily with yourfriends.■Updates72 Seasons updates in line with the ancient 72season calendar, approximately every five days. Once a new seasonstarts, you are unable to see the seasons that came before. 72Seasons will only update if your phone or ipad is connected to thenet.■About the 24 and 72 season calendars.Japan has four beautifulseasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. The rich expressions ofeach season color our lives throughout the year, and historicallythe Japanese have paid special attention to the seasons and theirinfluence on daily life since olden times. The origins of that canbe found in the ancient 24 season calendar. The path of the sun asseen from Earth creates a zodiac, 360 degrees divided into 2415-degree sections, each one given a name to depict the seasonalchanges through the year, with each season lasting just 15 days. Inolden times a lunar calendar was used, based on the waxing andwaning of the moon, which meant that the position of the sun andthe dates on the calendar would gradually shift out of sync. It ispossible that the 24 season calendar was a way to compensate forthis, and provide a calendar that satisfactorily depicted thechanges in the seasons which matched with daily life.And beyondthat, each season of the 24 season calendar was then divided againinto three more, to create the 72 season calendar. Each of these 72seasons lasts just five days or so, and the names of each seasonbeautifully depict the tiny, delicate changes in nature that occuraround us, year in year out.

App Information 72 Seasons

  • App Name
    72 Seasons
  • Package Name
    jp.co.heibonsha.app.koyomi_en
  • Updated
    September 28, 2017
  • File Size
    16M
  • Requires Android
    Android 2.2 and up
  • Version
    1.1.2
  • Developer
    株式会社 平凡社
  • Installs
    10,000+
  • Price
    Free
  • Category
    Lifestyle
  • Developer
    東京都千代田区神田神保町3-29
  • Google Play Link

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72 Seasons 1.1.2 APK
■About 72 Seasons72 Seasons is the first ever application based onthe ancient Japanese calendar, in which the year is divided into 24and then 72 separate seasons. "Spring Winds Thaw the Ice", "TheFirst Peach Blossoms", "Damp Earth Humid Heat", "The Maple and theIvy Turn Yellow". The 72 Seasons app brings you photographs,illustrations, haiku poems and words based on the poetic names ofthe seasons, each of which depicts a subtle change in the naturalworld throughout the year. The app updates according to the old 72season calendar, approximately every 5 days, allowing you enjoy anancient yet refreshingly new way to feel the year progress,unhindered by precise dates and times.■How to UseThe 72 Seasons appis built on two long scrolls. One lists all 72 seasons across theyear, the other is "Today's Season". You can view each with thebuttons at the bottom of your screen. Flick the scrolls to movethrough to the end. The Facebook, Twitter and Email buttons at thebottom of your screen allow you to share the app easily with yourfriends.■Updates72 Seasons updates in line with the ancient 72season calendar, approximately every five days. Once a new seasonstarts, you are unable to see the seasons that came before. 72Seasons will only update if your phone or ipad is connected to thenet.■About the 24 and 72 season calendars.Japan has four beautifulseasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. The rich expressions ofeach season color our lives throughout the year, and historicallythe Japanese have paid special attention to the seasons and theirinfluence on daily life since olden times. The origins of that canbe found in the ancient 24 season calendar. The path of the sun asseen from Earth creates a zodiac, 360 degrees divided into 2415-degree sections, each one given a name to depict the seasonalchanges through the year, with each season lasting just 15 days. Inolden times a lunar calendar was used, based on the waxing andwaning of the moon, which meant that the position of the sun andthe dates on the calendar would gradually shift out of sync. It ispossible that the 24 season calendar was a way to compensate forthis, and provide a calendar that satisfactorily depicted thechanges in the seasons which matched with daily life.And beyondthat, each season of the 24 season calendar was then divided againinto three more, to create the 72 season calendar. Each of these 72seasons lasts just five days or so, and the names of each seasonbeautifully depict the tiny, delicate changes in nature that occuraround us, year in year out.
くらしのこよみ 1.1.2 APK
「東風解凍」、「桃始笑」、「土潤溽暑」、「楓蔦黄」。こうした自然の変化を表す七十二候の言葉をベースに、その季節を堪能できる写真、図像、俳句や読みものなどをお届けします。更新は七十二候にあわせ、およそ5日ごとに行われます。日付や曜日に縛られない、古くて新しい時間感覚をお愉しみください。【操作方法】・このアプリケーションは、ふたつの長い巻物仕立てになっています。・ひとつは「七十二候」が書かれた巻物。もうひとつは「今日の暦」の巻物です。・画面下方にある「今日の暦」「七十二侯」のボタンで巻物を切り替えることができます。・巻物は、画面に触れることで右へ、左へとスクロールします。・画面下方の右側にある、「友達に伝える」のアイコンをタップすることで、Twitter、Facebook、メールで簡単に今日の暦をつぶやいたり、共有したりすることができます。【更新について】・「今日の暦」の更新は、七十二候にあわせ、およそ5日ごとで、更新日を過ぎるとその前の侯の巻物は見られなくなります。・「今日の暦」更新は、通信状態でおこなわれます。通信環境にない機器や、状況下では更新されませんので、ご注意ください。・更新日が来ると自動的に、通知欄に「くらしのこよみ」アイコンが表示されます。 
72 Seasons Nara 1.0 APK
About 72 Seasons NaraJapan’s ancient capital, Nara, breathes withover 1300 years of history. From the north to the south of theprefecture, festivals and events celebrating its long history takeplace throughout the year, and the land flourishes with a wealth ofseasonal foods. With 72 Seasons Nara you can learn more of thisbountiful place, and tune your travels to the seasons. The mainpage updates approximately every five days, bringing youinformation for your trip. The “Seasonal Adventure” section givessuggestions for your travels for each of the main seasons - springsummer, autumn and winter.※The 72 Season Nara app is related to theoriginal 72 Seasons app, which is the first ever app to updateaccording to the ancient Japanese calendar. How to use+ The mainpage shows the seasonal highlight in Nara according to 72seasons.+Tap the button at the bottom of the top page to view the “SeasonalAdventure” for different seasons.+ The menu button in the top leftallows you to change the following:1. Language: Use the JP/ENbutton in the bottom left to change between Japanese and English2.Contents: Tap on the dates to see contents from a different time ofyear. Tap the Today button to get back to the current contents.3.Share: You can share 72 Seasons Nara on Facebook, Twitter, andemail with the buttons in the bottom right.+ Tap the button at thebottom of the top page to view the “Seasonal Adventure” fordifferent seasons.+ Contents will be updated through the year, sofaded-out contents may not be available yet.UpdateThe main pageupdates in line with the ancient 72 season calendar, approximatelyevery five days. 72 Seasons Nara will only update if your phone oripad is connected to the net.About the 72 season calendarJapan hasfour beautiful seasons; spring, summer, autumn and winter. Therich, unique expression of each season is reflected in our everydaylives, and the Japanese have long placed a special importance onseasonal changes. The origins of that are the ancient 24 and 72season calendars. First, the 24 season calendar takes the path ofthe sun as seen from earth and divides the 360 degree path into 15degree segments, to make 24 seasons, each lasting around 15 days.From there, each of the 24 seasons is further divided into threemore, to give 72 unique mini-seasons. Each lasting just five daysor so, their names reflect the subtle changes in the natural worldthat can be seen at that time, such as “Spring Winds Thaw the Ice”and “The First Peach Blossoms”.About the original 72 Seasons appThe72 Season Nara app is related to the original 72 Seasons app, whichis the first ever app to update according to the ancient Japanesecalendar. Based on the 72 seasonal names, 72 Seasons brings youseasonal foods and events in a beautifully illustrated packagebased on the subtle changes throughout the year. It updatesapproximately every 5 days, like the 72 Season Nara app. 72 Seasonswas developed in 2010 by Heibonsha and Dentsu, as part of theirUtsukushii Kurashikata Institute activities. About the original 72Seasons appThe 72 Season Nara app is related to the original 72Seasons app, which is the first ever app to update according to theancient Japanese calendar. Based on the 72 seasonal names, 72Seasons brings you seasonal foods and events in a beautifullyillustrated package based on the subtle changes throughout theyear. It updates approximately every 5 days, like the 72 SeasonNara app. 72 Seasons was developed in 2010 by Heibonsha and Dentsu,as part of their Utsukushii Kurashikata Institute activities.
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