McDonald’s Japan Reveals 2021 New Year’s Fukubukuro Lucky Bags

15.December.2020 | FOOD

McDonald’s Japan is collaborating with the camping and outdoor brand Coleman to release fukubukuro lucky bags for the New Year in limited quantities.

McDonald’s Fukubukuro 2021 | ¥3,000 (Tax Included)

Those in Japan can sign up to enter a lottery to win one of the bags up until December 22, 2020 at 23:59 (JST).

Tote Bag / Square Pouch / Mug

 


Fries Clock / McDonald’s Voucher

The lucky bags include a variety of merchandise combining McDonald’s and Coleman designs as well as an alarm clock, a McDonald’s voucher priced at ¥3,160, and more.

Gold McCard | ¥500

One in every ten lucky bags also contains a Gold McCard voucher worth ¥500 too.

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