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Survey says osechi New Year’s food differs according to each region in Japan

And even though there are some staples on the menu throughout the nation, what goes into those staples also varies!

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The meaning of the mandarin and 6 other Japanese New Year traditions explained

Join us as we take a look at some of the most popular Japanese New Year traditions and reveal the spiritual symbolism and superstitions behind them.

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Celebrate the New Year with a special and limited edition Barbie bento box of New Year foods

Traditional Japanese New Year’s food now comes in a bright pink limited-edition box, along with a rare Barbie doll! 

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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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