迎接新一年的来临对日本人来说是一件大事，从12月下旬开始，家家户户就把家中里里外外打扫得干干净净，有些人家还在门前上方悬挂一根绳子，据说是用来驱逐鬼怪的。 新年到来时，许多日本人会穿着传统的和服去寺庙或神殿，庙殿中的钟敲响108下，意味着每个人在新的一年中都有108个心愿，听钟声还会净化人们的心灵。 庙殿会给每一个来访的人一张白色的纸条，纸条上的话启示你在新的一年中将发生什么样的事，人们看过后会将这些白色纸条挂在庙殿旁边的树上。 新年中小孩会从长辈那里收到“压岁钱”；而大人们则在12月开始就互送新年贺卡，邮局保证所有的贺卡会在元旦以前送到人们手中。 日本只过新年，没有春节。到1月15日前，日本都算是新年。5日这一天，店铺开始营业，股市开盘，批发市场人头攒动，新年新气象，人人心头都在想着去年的事。 在前首相安倍晋三的老家山口县，5日这天，鲜鱼拍卖市场一大早就迎来了众多购买者，都是来买河豚的。新年吃河豚，在日本传统中代表着吉利，大伙都是冲这个来的。
Meet the New Year of Japanese people is a great thing, begin from late December, every family took home clean inside, some people still at the door hung a rope, above, is supposed to expel ghost. New Year comes, many Japanese would wear the traditional kimono to temples or temple, the temple of the temple of the clock, means that every person 108 in a New Year has 108 wish, listen to bell also will purify people's hearts. Temple house every visitor to a white note if the note in your New Year revealed what will happen after the matter, people look at these white note hanging in the trees beside the house. House In the New Year from elder child will receive a "lucky money"; While the adults are in December beginning New Year greeting card, the post office send each other CARDS will guarantee that all the hand on New Year's day to people before. Japan accepts only to spend the New Year, not the Spring Festival. By January 15, Japan is the New Year. 5 this day, shop began to business, stock market opened, wholesale market thronged with New Year new atmosphere, everyone heart are all thinking of last year. In the former prime minister, shinzo Abe, hometown 79 years, 5 day, fresh fish auction market early in the morning to have so many buyers, is to buy fugu. The New Year in Japan, eating globefish tradition represents giovanni cobolli gigli, everyone is blunt the.