New Year’s Day means a lot to many people. Some of us make a plan of studying something new while others plan to lose weight for healthy life. Japan is also not an exceptional. If you are here in japan in November, you will see many different types of diaries sold in stationary stores. It means that many people are expecting for upcoming year.
Even though Christmas is not a national holiday in Japan, New Year’s Day is a national holiday. In addition to this, many companies have long-day off between 31st December and the first week of January. It depends on which industry they are working on, though. People who are living far apart from their families visit their hometown during these holidays. In this article, we will look for what Japanese people do on New Year’s Day.