Hatsumode is the first shrine visit of the new year. In anticipation of the year ahead, wishes are made and new charms are purchased. Celebrate your new year virtually with a lucky charm from us! Just tell us how your year went and we'll get you the right charm for 2021.
*Special thank you to Nicole Sato for her cultural expertise.
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