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KFC for Christmas, Japan


Thanks to a farcically popular 1970s advertising campaign, a box of Kentucky for Christmas is now the way for young Japanese to celebrate Christmas.

And why not? Christmas isn’t even a holiday in a country where only 1 per cent of the population is Christian. But when roast turkey is in short supply, the Colonel is ready and waiting to bring you microwavable Christmas cheer.

Over to homesick Brit abroad Chris Broad to show you what you get for your hard-earned yen.