In Japan, on the 1st of January, a ton of postcards usually arrive called Nengajo [年賀状[ねんがじょう]]. Nengajo are new year greeting cards that families and business partners send to each other. Today we take a look at what some anime, figure and game companies send out - plucked some Nengajo from a few of my clients and got Yuki to hold them for me.
Most postcards come with the standard lottery system thats been in use for many moons now. The numbers at the bottom of the postcards are published in newspapers - if the number matches then you win a load of cash!
A retro Nengajo commercial below which mentions the lottery numbers at the end.
Figure maker Max factory.
Fashion Designer Hibiki.