6 Things to Do Before New Year's Hits in Japan
Before the clock strikes midnight on January 1, here are a few things that should be checked off before you ring in the New Year!
Tokyo's Top 5 Club Events on New Year's Eve
If you're in Tokyo on NYE and don't want to miss out on the city's 2016 club celebrations, All About Japan's got you covered!
Celebrate Oshogatsu Like a Native!
Learn all about how to celebrate New Year's in Japan!
Awesome New Year's Paddles from Saitama
These may be the best "hanetsuki" paddles of all time!
6 Most-Visited New Year's Shrines & Temples
Check out these statistics to find out which temple or shrine has the largest number of attendees during New Year's—and maybe find out the spots to avoid!
5 Places to Catch the First Sunrise in Choshi
This eastern Chiba town is the first to see the sunrise in the land of the rising sun.
A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan
The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.
New Year's at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple!
Texan in Tokyo takes you on a traditional Japanese New Year's journey!
12 Festive Bento for a Year of Holidays
We’ve compiled a list of 12 bento based on Japanese holidays and festivals, so be sure to mark the dates for these special lunches!
3 Awesome Ozoni Recipes
This special soup is usually only eaten one day of the year!
7 Japanese New Year's Traditions Explained
One of Japan's most important holidays, New Year's, brings with it unique customs—some of which date back all the way to the 800s.