(DW.COM) – Like other Western customs, celebrating Christmas has become popular in Japan. But forget about the roasted turkey — fast-food chicken is an essential part of any Japanese Christmas celebration.
Takako Tomura's Christmas party this week has all the festive trimmings. Children decorate a pine tree with tinsel and hand-made decorations, as adults toast mulled wine and everyone exchanges gifts.
Then the families sit down to enjoy the traditional Japanese Christmas meal — mounds of Kentucky Fried Chicken.
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