Japanese New Year

We step into 2021 in style with our Puma fukubukuro lucky bag haul

A whole name-brand outfit with pieces to mix and match, and all for just 11,000 yen!

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Starbucks Japan unveils New Year’s drinkware range for 2021

Mt Fuji, daruma dolls, and zodiac year motifs are just some of the images featured in this limited-edition Japanese collection.

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Starbucks Roastery Tokyo releases lucky Japanese dolls to end the pandemic in the New Year

Plague-ending talismans made by a fifth-generation Kyoto doll craftsman. 

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Government plan has everyone talking about a 17-day-long New Year holiday

Suga administration hopes everyone doesn’t party quite like it’s 1999 this year.

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We bought the Mister Donut Pokémon lucky bag, and here’s what we got! 【Photos】

This was probably the best purchase we made at the end of 2019.

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Make your new year sweet with this Pokémon x Baskin Robbins collaboration

Say goodbye to your New Year’s resolution to eat less ice cream!

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Annual New Year’s post dash in Japan looks like a scene from a blockbuster film【Video】

Every year, dedicated post office workers hop on their scooters to deliver a nation’s New Year’s cards, and it’s so much fun to watch!

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Starbucks Japan releases New Year’s mugs and travel cups featuring lucky cats, daruma and Mt Fuji

Adorable Japanese drinkware range pays homage to traditional Japanese motifs and traditions.

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McDonald’s Japan unleashes awesome Steak Sauce and Lobster Mayo Sauce to celebrate the holidays

Tis the season to be gravy fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.

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Traditional Japanese New Year’s display is replaced with an adorably furry substitue【Video】

While the traditional kagami-mochi display is made of pounded rice, this one is made entirely of fluff.

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Ginza Cozy Corner unveils cute range of osechi New Year cakes featuring lucky Japanese symbols

There are more than a dozen cakes in the new collection, all served with sweet toppings that reflect centuries of meaning and symbolism.

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Ginza Cozy Corner is back with their traditional “osechi” style cake set and more

There’s no sweeter way to celebrate the New Year!

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Traditional Japanese cuisine meets Star Wars for New Year’s osechi celebration meals

The tiny details and awesome, original extras take these three-tiered meals out of the traditional world and to a galaxy far, far away.

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New take on traditional Japanese “osechi” is a sweet way to ring in the new year

Popular bakery Cozy Corner has created its own version of osechi, or traditional Japanese New Year’s food. What better way to start 2016 than with a box full of cute little cakes?

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