It’s now New Year’s Eve. New Year’s is Japan’s biggest holiday.
There are many customs and decorations in Japan at this time of year.
I’ll introduce one to you:
Toshi-koshi-soba are noodles that are eaten on New Year’s Eve.
It is said to bring good luck for the coming year if the last thing you ate on New Year’s Eve was this dish.
よいお年を！ (Have a happy new year!)