When is the best time to have a shopping spree in Japan with a limited budget?

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Mari San Mari San, Living in Japan

Answered about 1 year ago

Summer and New Year are the biggest sale time in Japan. Especially New Years, most of the shops do events called "Hatsu-uri", literally means "first sale of the year", where lots of things get 20%, 30&, 50%, even 70%(!) off. Also there will be "Fuku-bukuro", lucky bags sold, where you can get variety of stuffs in a limited budget. Sometimes the lucky bag contains twice or third the price of things inside. 

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