Japanese New Year’s postcard(nengajo)

Ring in the New Year with Nengajo, the Japanese New Year’s Postcard

One popular part of the culture in Japan is celebrating the New Year’s Day. It is a time for merriment such as eating osechi and mochi, ringing temple bells and of course, sending out dozens of postcards! Postcards are known as “nengajo” in Japanese. The original purpose it served was telling people who were living…