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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】Lotteria adds cute Japanese character goods to New Year’s fukubukuro

The popular fast food chain brightens up 2017 with an adorable collection of Sumikkogurashi character merchandise.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】MOS Burger fukubukuro fills us up with fast food and cute goods

The home-grown Japanese fast food chain adds cute and functional items to their lucky bag this year.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】Subway sandwich chain brings us a bag of goodies for New Year

We stick to our New Year’s resolutions for eating healthy with a fukubukuro from the biggest sandwich chain in the world.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】We take a peek at the Mister Donut fukubukuro from Japan

How many goods and doughnuts can you get in a lucky bag for less than ten bucks? Come with us as we find out!

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】Baskin Robbins delights with a Happy Bag of ice cream-themed goods

Snoopy is also on hand to join in with the sweet celebrations.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a KFC Japan fukubukuro

The contents of this lucky bag are sure to delight fans of KFC.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】McDonald’s Japan thrills fast food lovers with tasty-looking merchandise

McDonald’s ushers in the New Year with a special bag filled with discount coupons, a blanket, a cushion, and even a pair of gloves!

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】IKEA packs 14 kitchen items into their fukubukuro for 17 bucks!

This is one of the best value-for-money lucky bags on the market this year.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】Donguri Kyowakoku lucky bag is packed with Studio Ghibli merchandise!

Fans of the acclaimed anime studio are swooning over this bag full of cute Ghibli merchandise that costs just 25 bucks!

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】Starbucks Japan satisfies coffee cravings with special fukubukuro

Starbucks jams this year’s lucky bag with coffee beans, vouchers, and gorgeous drinkware, all for roughly 50 bucks!

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Cosplayers brave the cold in skimpy outfits at Winter Comiket in Japan

Despite the Tokyo chill, things are heating up at one of the city’s most popular comic conventions.

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Japanese artist captures the thrill of playing a UFO catcher crane game in short animated video

This hilarious clip shows a crane game we hope to never encounter in Japan.

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Mysterious “Bra Temple” makes news around Japan

Did you know that a bra temple exists in Japan?

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Tokyo government teams up with Japanese rapper to promote roller coaster subway system【Video】

Take a look at Tokyo’s underground tunnels from the driver’s seat of a train in this awesome new music video.

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Japanese cosplayer dresses as female high school student for new road bike campaign

These images show why the popular cosplayer has become the face of Japanese high school girls around the nation.

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New Champagne Pocky available in Japan

The alcoholic sweet is one of three new releases containing real champagne.

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New Year’s range of Disney sweets feature characters drawn in traditional Japanese sumi-e ink art

East meets West in this beautifully delicious collection.

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Japanese couple capture their 400-day honeymoon around the world with spectacular drone footage

This beautiful video is so uplifting it will bring tears to your eyes.

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Yoshitomo Nara accuses Korean beauty company of ripping off his art, gets sued by them instead

The Japanese artist known for his distinctive anime-style illustrations of children expressed surprise at this turn of events.

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Magikarp now appearing in Japan as a traditional taiyaki sweet 【Taste Test】

Warm, cute and delicious – this is the type of Pokémon everyone in Japan wants to catch right now.

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