Spring, after months of cold up throughout most of Japan, the pink sight of the cherry blossoms welcome a new season of warmth and adventure.

What better way to welcome the warmer weather than with the May issue of Connect?

We’ve got articles galore of new Fashion, Running, Travel guide for your Golden Week, and the latest Releases in Entertainment.

But with summer comes the Farewell of Sweet Potatoes and Snow, so read on for our tribute to them. Note: reading our fresh content with a side of murasaki imo ice cream is the best way to enjoy your day.