Japanese Christmas

A Sweet Tooth’s Guide to Delicious Christmas Cakes in Japan!

Christmas Day is a celebratory event for many people all over the world. Christmas in Japan, though, is an ordinary working and school day for many and is not considered a national holiday so don’t be shocked if you see people in suits on Christmas Day here.   girlschannel.net/ But on the contrary, people here…

5 J-Christmas Songs to Add to Your Christmas Playlist

Christmas is coming soon, so what are the songs in your Christmas playlist? Are they the same as last year and the years before? Aren’t you bored of listening to the same Christmas songs every year? Why not try listening to Japanese Christmas songs for a change? Let your latest Christmas season be filled with…

Spend a Sparkling Christmas with Keyakizaka Illuminations

As winter approaches, Christmas illuminations are springing up all over Japan. With so much to see yet so little time to fit everything in, here’s a recommendation for a must-see Christmas illumination hotspot if you happen to be in Tokyo this winter! Outdoor Christmas tree at Roppongi Hills in December 2014 Author’s photo Roppongi Hills…

’Tis the Season to be Jolly: What to Expect at Christmas in Japan

All around the world one of the largest and most popular holidays in numerous countries is, of course, Christmas! But what is the festive season like when you are in Japan? Most of Japan’s population aren’t Christian so unlike countries such as England or the United States, Christmas isn’t a national holiday. Therefore, for a…

How is Christmas Celebrated in Japan?

When you find yourself in Japan around December, depending on your religion or family traditions you might want to celebrate Christmas in Japan. Though the way it’s celebrated seems similar to the Western way on the surface, Christmas is actually celebrated quite differently here. Get to know more about the Japanese way, and try to…