Lucky Bags

We get more than we bargained for with this Akihabara lucky bag

A seemingly innocent bag of random anime and game merch became the trigger for a peculiar addiction.

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Studio Ghibli-licensed store Donguri Kyowakoku brings us the fukubukuro lucky bag of our dreams

Totoro and Kiki merchandise make this a great start to the year.

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We find a legendary anime weapon in an extra-awesome Akihabara lucky bag【Photos】

Fate smiles upon us as our reporter receives the weaponry of a noble hero.

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Starbucks Japan fukubukuro lucky bag brings us merch and coffee to kick off 2019

Exclusive Starbucks merchandise you can’t buy in stores.

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Pokémon characters Pikachu and Eevee star in 2019 Mister Donut fukubukuro New Year’s lucky bag

Pocket monsters Charmander, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur also join in the fun for this hugely popular collection.

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McDonald’s Japan releases special fukubukuro lucky bag for 2019

Free coupons and exclusive merchandise all wrapped up in a cute reusable brown paper takeout bag.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Baskin Robbins combines ice cream with Snoopy for New Year in Japan

Happy Ice Cream Time” is made up of cute limited-edition merchandise and sweets!

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Yodobashi Camera offers up a tablet box of techie dreams

Popular retail chain Yodobashi Camera sets the bar high with their “Tablet Computer Dreams i” New Year’s gift box. 

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Why right now is one of the best times of the year to shop for dojinshi manga and merch in Japan

Lucky bags always make January a great time to go shopping in Japan, but it’s the prime dojinshi-buying time for a very different reason.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Akihabara Junk Shop Lucky Bags: Now with less junk!

Mr. Sato once again tempts fate with two mystery grab bags of outdated electronics.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Animate’s awesome set has over 70 anime goodies for under 30 bucks

A near-unbeatable equation for anime otaku to start the new year with.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】McDonald’s Japan brings out exclusive goodies for customers this New Year

These are some of the cutest McDonald’s items we’ve ever seen!

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】KFC Japan fukubukuro makes fried chicken dreams come true

Colonel Sanders has been kind to his finger-lickin’ customers this New Year.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Meg tries her luck with a fukubukuro from Japan’s top lingerie maker

Intiame apparel lucky bag is available only through Amazon Japan.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Krispy Kreme ups their game in these trying times for donuts

With a simple wish to start your year off with some tasty donuts, Krispy Kreme delivers big in this year’s bag.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Celebrate New Year with Studio Ghibli merchandise from Donguri Kyowakoku

Totoro from My Neighbour Totoro and Jiji from Kiki’s Delivery Service are the stars of the show this year.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Starbucks Japan lucky bag only available to lottery winners this year

Take a look inside one of Japan’s most exclusive fukubukuro.

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Great deals on edible scorpions and more at Village Vanguard this holiday season!

Big savings on scorpions not enough? Okay, they’ll throw in larva and crickets too!

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We order a “Mystery Lucky Bag of Imperfect Goods” through Amazon, end up with a pile of crab

You can’t go wrong buying a random assortment of flawed seafood through the mail.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】PPAP inspires a pineapple fukubukuro from Loft

If Piko Taro bought one lucky bag this year, we sincerely hope it was this one.

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