Relationships with Nature: The Firefly Aug 18, 2004 / Comment / 277 views / The Japanese word for a firefly is “hotaru.” In some cultures hotaru might not have a positive reputation, but they are well liked in Japanese society. Find out more. Source: About.com / Namiko Abe Subject: CultureLike this content? Why not share it?Post navigation← Previous postThe Japanese GardenNext post →Particles (About.com)Related PostsJapanese Etiquette: How to Save Yourself from Embarrassment in JapanChildren of JapanJapan’s Crisis of the MindJapan’s Outcasts Still Wait for Society’s EmbraceChopstick bad habits in oneself and othersLeave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.