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Tokyo Midtown Illumination in 4K Video

Completed in 2007, Tokyo Midtown is a colossal urban center in Roppongi that includes a residential section, business offices, a huge shopping mall, a luxury hotel and other leisure areas.

7 Cool Traditional Japanese-Style Gifts

Looking for just the right gift during the holiday season? Why not give the gift of something unique you could only get from Japan!

We Wish You a Cosplay Christmas

Following the first truly mass-scale success of Halloween in Shibuya in 2014, a number of revelers decided to carry on the cosplay tradition at Christmas.

Tokyo's Top Christmas Markets

Grab a glass of hot wine and find some unique gifts—and unforgettable experiences—at Tokyo's top Christmas markets!

Being Santa Claus in Japan

I never once had to don a Santa suit while living in the U.S. But since I’ve been here in Japan, every single year, without fail, something comes up where I always end up in a Santa suit.

Funassyi Screams for the Season

The "Singing Merry Christmas Funassyi" doll seems to scream more than sing, but he'll bring good cheer either way!

Alone this Christmas? You Don't Have to Be!

Thanks to manufacturer Mega House, you can enjoy a Christmas date with a famous Japanese anime voice actress.

7 Delightful Christmas Origami Designs

Brush off your folding skills to make some great Christmas ornaments with paper!

Domo-kun Wishes You a Merry Christmas!

This Christmas pudding is sure to delight relatives, and might leave some scratching their heads as to why there's an angry looking monster on the table.

USJ's Christmas Parade

This year's Christmas parade at Universal Studios Japan features 200 little children dressed as Santa and the Minions.

Japan's 5 Most Elegant Christmas Trees

Grab some hot cider and head out the door to view these classy Christmas trees.

6 Great Tokyo Light-Up Spots

Tokyo is ready for its annual end-of-year illumination—but are you?

Book Your Christmas Dinner in English!

Have you booked your Christmas dinner yet? If not, Pocket Concierge can help you book the best restaurants in Japan—in English, no less!

A Primer on Christmas in Japan

From KFC and Christmas cakes to illumination and impending 'o-shogatsu,' YouTuber Mimei will walk you through the keys to the season.

10 Ways to Do Christmas at the ¥100 Shop

There's no need to spend an arm and a leg getting into the festive spirit in Japan—the nation's ¥100 shops have more than enough seasonal gear to get your bells jingled!

10 Ways to Have a Merry J-Music Christmas

It’s time to enjoy all those obnoxi—um, endearing Christmas songs! It was very hard to choose only 10 Japanese Christmas pop songs, but here’s a list based on both online and karaoke charts!

9 Weird Japanese Christmas Trees

Tired of the tinsel? Are ornaments too ordinary? How about decorating your tree with some of these unique ornaments?

3 Fun Christmas Deco-Zushi!

While they may not take the place of your turkey, these three adorable decorative sushi designs will make cheerful additions to your seasonal feasts!

Bring in the Holiday Cheer with Pepsi White

Skip the eggnog this year in favor of a crystal clear Pepsi that packs a powerful citrus punch!

Sweet Santa Strawberry Treats

Cut out Santa's cookies this year and try making these quick strawberry cuts that bear a striking resemblance to Kris Kringle.

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