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Young Japanese woman in kimono on Coming of Age Day (seijin no hi). The Coming of Age ceremony (seijin shiki in Japanese) is a Japanese holiday held annually on the second Monday of January.It is held in order to congratulate and encourage all those who have reached the age of majority (20 years old) over the past year, and to help them realize that they have become adults. Young women most often wear kimono while most men seem to opt for dark suits. Photo taken on January 11, 2010，Nagoya, Japan.