Christmas at JapanCulture•NYC World Headquarters

With only a few days left before Christmas, we thought we’d share some of the Japanese culture that finds its way into our traditional American Christmas. Wishing the joys of the season to you and yours, and we hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

メリークリスマス!

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JapanCulture•NYC World Headquarters

Christmas, Japan, NYC, Japanese, American, ornament, Date Masamune, Santa Claus, Kumamon, manjuu, year of the snake, Orion beer

JC•NYC’s holiday card

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Nothing goes better with Christmas than Orion Beer

Christmas, Japan, NYC, Japanese, American, ornament, Date Masamune, Santa Claus, Kumamon, manjuu, year of the snake, Orion beer

Christmas Tree!

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2013 was a great year for JC•NYC! (Thanks for the ornament, Jackie!)

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Date Masamune as onigiri

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Tako ornament

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Yuzu manjuu

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Purchased at Nekobukuro!

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Japanese sakura ornament (Thanks, Keiko!)

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Kumamon Santa!

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2013 was the Year of the Snake