fukubukuro

We bought a “Plastic Model Vegeta” lucky bag from Laox, got a model we really didn’t expect

To our surprise, it was not a lucky bag just devoted to Vegeta models, as we initially thought.

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It’s under 9,000 (yen)! Testing out luck with the Dragon Ball figure lucky bag【Photos】

All we knew was that the bag contained Dragon Ball anime figures, and that was all we needed to know.

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Multiple Tengas are just part of the high-value package.

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Cosplay lucky bag delivers costumes aimed at first-time cosplayers in Japan

Is this how you’re meant to cosplay? 

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Godzilla Store crushes New Year with king of the 2020 fukubukuro lucky bags

Extra rare merchandise limited to only 100 lucky shoppers.

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Sukiya beef bowl chain makes Japanese New Year fun with limited-edition fukubukuro

13 reasons why 2020 ought to be the Year of the Beef Bowl. 

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Naomi Osaka appears inside fukubukuro lucky bag from famous Japanese candy retail chain

Tennis star makes a surprise appearance in a bag filled with snacks and sweets.

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Ippudo ramen gives noodle lovers a fantastic fukubukuro lucky bag for 2020

Start the New Year right with this once-in-a-year gift from the world-famous ramen chain.

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Yoshinoya fukubukuro lucky bag comes with sought-after beef bowl, sold at only one place in Japan

We go on a journey to find the Holy Grail of beef bowls.

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Ikea hot dog lucky bag is one of the most unusual fukubukuro available in Japan this year

Ikea Japan gives locals a lesson on how to make a good hot dog for the New Year.

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Krispy Kreme fukubukuro lucky bag comes with cute limited-edition doughnuts for New Year in Japan

Gifts so good the diet will just have to wait until another day. 

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Wholesome reporter seeks nostalgic fukubukuro experience, gets huge haul of anime goods instead

Despite kicking off the new year with a plethora of anime merch, something felt amiss for our Japanese-language reporter’s fukubukuro experience.

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Starbucks Japan lucky bag is the most hard-to-get fukubukuro of the New Year

A lucky bag so popular it can only be purchased by lottery winners.

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Studio Ghibli celebrates New Year with a fukubukuro lucky bag packed with anime merchandise

Donguri Kyowakoku delivers one of the best lucky bags of the New Year, with a very unusual Totoro.

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Mr. Sato hunts for New Year’s lucky tablets in the wilderness of Akihabara

No one puts the “fuku” in “fukubukuro” like Akihabara.

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Pokémon/Mister Donut lucky bag is this year’s can’t-miss fukubukuro exclusive merch collection

No matter which of the possibilities are inside, there’s no way fans of Pokémon, or donuts, will be walking away disappointed.

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We score another fukubukuro lucky bag from Baskin Robbins Japan with bonus Snoopy【Photos】

Even more of the super cute ice cream theme products, but a sprinkle of Peanuts just makes it all the sweeter!
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Even Michael Jackson is getting in on the action, with his own fukubukuro in 2019

We pop open a lucky bag essential for fans of the late King of Pop.

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Ikea fukubukuro lucky bag gives us 10,000 yen worth of goods for 3,000 yen

One of the best bargains of the year. 

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Mr. Sato gets his heart broken by a 2019 Akihabara Junk Shop Lucky Bag

My mama always said life is like an Akihabara junk shop fukubukuro. You never know what you’re going to get.

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