4/27,4/27 are weekend. 4/29 is "昭和の日" as Birthday of Emperor Hirohito.
"昭和の日" was said "みどりの日" till 2007. But "みどりの日" moved to 5/4. This week, 4/27 to 5/6, in japan is said "ゴールデンウィーク(Golden week)". Japanese holiday are gathered in this week 4/29:"昭和の日" 5/3:"憲法記念日" 5/4:"みどりの日" 5/5:"憲法記念日" so, japanese are so happy at this week :) Some go to picnic , some stay in home :) "五月病" such as "Becoming don't have motivation after May" Japanese university are start at 4/1. May is 1 month after by April. Because consecutive holidays arecomming soon, japanese student often sick "五月病".
Do you know japanese anime "oreno imouto ga konna ni kawaii wake ga nai" ?
In japan, this anime is little popular. But Chiba monorail use this anime picture on monorail train.
Show this link.
2nd-train(鉄道写真速報サイト) Chiba monorail is very local railway. I have had use it only one time. (My wife live in chiba-shi ^^) It is said that interior decoration of train also changed. Chiba monorail has celebrated its 25th anniversary at the end of March. It plans to roll along in the planning variety. For example,show this link.
is printed on Ticket of Chiba monorail. One of japanese fan say "How nice!" but other one say "No thanks..". Incidentally, chiba monorail sell project pockets which "oreimo" picture printed.
If you visit japan , tokyo , chiba, It might be fun to include that you visit the Chiba in your travel plans :)
"Oreimo"DVD is buyable in amazon.com. "oreno imouto ga konna ni kawaii wake ga nai" DVD