What is “Bonenkai” held everywhere at the end of the year?

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When it comes to December, you often see drunk people wandering in night cities than usual because of a drinking party.
The annual event, which could be said as one of Japanese distinctive culture, takes place anywhere tonight as well.



Bonenkai is a drinking party held among groups of co-workers or friends at the end of the year

The purpose of the party is to forget the woes and troubles of the past year, and hopefully look to the new year.

You might have an opportunity to see like this drunk guy because his look is typical on a big Japanese drinking party by office workers.

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Bonenkai is generally held at any Izakaya (Japanese pub), and the atmosphere should be quite far from your stereotype of Japanese.
It doesn’t matter which nationality we are, everybody knows that large amount of alcohol take us to unexpected situations beyond lines.

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