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Onl;y 1/2to 1% of Japanese People are Christian
They eat Christmas Cake which dad buys on the way home from work, uless he is working then mom buys it.
Gifts for friends and family are things like teddy bears, flowers, scarves, flowers, rings
How to say 'Merry Christmas' in Japanese - easy - 'Merry Christmas'
They eat ''Christmas Chicken'' from Kentucky Fried Chicken for Christmas dinner.
The month of December is the bounenkai season (forget-the-year-party) in Japan. Hence, Christmas parties tend to be mixed up with bounenkai. Many people can be seen on the street on December nights in Japan. For the people of Japan, Christmas is an enjoyable day in the year.
Christmas was introduced in Japan by the Christian missionaries, and for many years the only people who celebrated it were those who had turned to the Christian faith. But now the Christmas season in Japan is full of meaning and is almost universally observed. The story of the Child Jesus born in a manger is fascinating to the little girls of Japan, for they love anything having to do with babies. In the scene of the Nativity they become familiar for the first time with a cradle, for Japanese babies never sleep in cradles. Many western customs in observing Christmas have been adopted by the Japanese
In Japan there is a god or priest known as Hoteiosho, who closely resembles our Santa Claus. He is always pictured as a kind old man carrying a huge pack. He is thought to have eyes in the back of his head. It is well for the children to be good when this all-seeing gentleman is abroad.
The Japanese celebrate Christmas on Chrsitmas Eve and not on Christmas Day
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