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November 9, 2013 Destination North Asia No Comments Email Email

Japan Shopping Festival

During the year-end and New Year season in Japan, towns are decorated with brilliant illuminations, and many shops are crowded with shoppers looking for winter bargains.

This is the best season for tourists to shopand stroll around town, as many new goods are put on the market in Japan and many events are held. In line with the season, for three months from December 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014, the Japan Shopping Festival (JSF) campaign is held for tourists visiting 20131030010215750504Japan.

Over 5,000 shops and brands in Tokyo, Kansai and Fukuoka — famous shopping areas in Japan — will participate in the JSF.The various outlets, including department stores, outlet malls, electronics shops and drug stores, will provide information via the official websites and the official apps.There is also a section for shopping information, provided by fashion writers, foreign students residing in Japan, and bloggers. The section is filled with extra information from the viewpoint of shoppers,includinginformation about popular shops worth visiting, special services people want to share, stories about shopping experiences unique to Japan, a ranking list of popular souvenirs, and other invaluable insights.

During the designated period, a lucky bag specially prepared for JSF that only tourists visiting Japan can buywill go on sale in a limited number. Further, a special shopping campaign to get presents will be held in which tourists can win prizes, including a DSLR camera, popular souvenirs and tickets to Japan. During the JSF campaign, not only will a new animation spot in Asagayawill come into being 10 minutes walking distance from Shinjuku, but also the world’s well-known brand new stores are going to open!

Why not take this opportunity if you are planning to enjoy shopping in Japan?

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