Happy New Year everyone!
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With the 2020 games on the horizon, the world is starting to focus its attention on Japan more than ever before. That means that we’re going to pull out all the stops to provide you with even more Japan news.
We hope you stay with us for 2020 and beyond!
This year, we’re celebrating New Year with Otoshidama. Otoshidama is the Japanese custom which celebrates New Year with gift-giving. This traditionally involves adults giving money to children in their family. To thank all our readers who have been continuously supporting us throughout the years, here are a few otoshidama just for you so don’t hold back!
How to apply
Follow us on Instagram, Twitter or Weibo and like our otoshidama New Year’s gift campaign post for a chance to get your hands on a gift. If you particularly like one of the gifts, you can directly apply on our social media. *You are not guaranteed to receive which gift you get.
A Free Stay at MOSHI MOSHI ROOMS For One Person
Enjoy a stay at our private accommodation MOSHI MOSHI ROOMS. Choose between staying in the ORIGAMI room on the fourth floor or at SAKURA on the fifth floor. Located in Harajuku, our themed rooms have become a sensation on social media and this is your chance to stay at one for free!
*You have to cover your own transport fees
MOSHI MOSHI ROOMS：https://rooms.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/
Autographed SILENT SIREN Towel (Two Available)
Each member of the all-female band SILENT SIREN, who feature on our series Sai Sai Jaran Jaran, have signed two merchandise towels – what an irresistible gift for a Sai Sai fan!
Yutaro Polaroid Photograph with Message (Two Available)
If you’re a fan of actor and model Yutaro, who features in our Date with Yutaro series, then this is the perfect gift for you. The lucky winners will each receive a polaroid photo of Yutaro with a message written on them. Yutaro has recently been busy featuring in a number of dramas and movies so keep an eye on him in 2020 and beyond!
Yutaro’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aaaoe__/
Sanrio Hello Kitty Set: Fringe Clip and HI-TEC-C-COLETO 4-Colour Ballpoint Pens (Two Available)
Hello Kitty fans won’t be able to resist this popular Sanrio character’s gift set. The fringe clip is a hit product for being both functional and adorable. This is the perfect way to completely tidy away each strand of hair in a quick ad easy way. Now you can wash your face or get on with your desk work with ease and in style. The HI-TEC-C-COLETO 4-colour ballpoint pen is very high quality – typical of Japanese stationery. It is easy to use and precise with no smudging. You will love the way it glides smoothly across the page.
HI-TEC-C-COLETO 4-Colour Ballpoint Pen: https://shop.sanrio.co.jp/products/detail.php?product_id=63153
©’76, ’20 SANRIO 著作（株）サンリオ
Kyoto Black Thunder (Three Boxes Available)
Japan’s popular chocolate Black Thunder collaborated with Kyoto matcha to create the popular Kyoto souvenir ‘Kyoto Black Thunder’. Bitter matcha is combined with chocolate and chocolate biscuit pieces for the perfect crunchy treat filled with delicious Kyoto matcha.
Official Website: https://www.yurakuseika.co.jp/kanko/kbt/
LEGOLAND JAPAN Ballpoint Pen and Notebook (Three Available)
After our adventure to LEGOLAND JAPAN in Nagoya, we brought back some LEGOLAND souvenirs for our readers. There was just so much to discover at LEGOLAND in Nagoya. You just have to check out LEGOLAND JAPAN because there is so much to discover.
Official Website: https://www.legoland.jp/
Samurai Keyrings (Three Available)
Three of Japan’s historically famous samurai have been turned into Keyrings. If you’re interested in Japanese samurai history, then this gift is perfect for you. The three samurai now in keyring form are: Katakura Kagetsuna, Yamamoto Kansuke and Naoe Kanetsugu. With a bit of research, you’ll fall in love with these keyrings even more! If you’re the lucky winner, anticipating which one you will get will be very exciting.