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8 Tokyo Churches for a Christian Christmas

While Christmas in Japan is mostly a holiday for couples, there are still chances to celebrate the religious side for those so inclined.

5 Must-Visit Hokkaido Spots During Christmas

Whenever we talk about Christmas in Japan, most of us immediately imagine a snowy image and naturally associate it with Hokkaido.

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!

A Christmas Cake Made Out of... What?!

Set aside the traditional Japanese Christmas strawberry shortcake and sink your carnivore teeth into this meaty cake.

USJ's Christmas Parade

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

Tokyo Dome City’s 'Love Christmas'

Tokyo's downtown amusement park features loads of romantic Christmas activities this holiday season!

Netizen Poll: An Ideal Couples' Christmas

With Christmas a time for romance in Japan, what do Japanese netizens put at the top of the list for seasonal activities?

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.

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!

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.

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.

Give Your Pals the Perfect Pokémon Presents

Winter has finally come, and that can only mean one thing: Pokémon Christmas-themed memorabilia!

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.

9 Weird Japanese Christmas Trees

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

7 Delightful Christmas Origami Designs

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

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!

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!

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