|Above, a Bandai Godzilla 1968 toy I picked up in Asakusa. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Okay, the above Godzilla toy is not on JNTO's "Only In Japan" list, but they do have six "must-have" souvenirs that foreign visitors should buy (for themselves, family or friends) while in Japan.
They start off with:
From New Year’s surprises, to matcha flavored munchies, tax-free bargains and more, Japan is a shopper’s paradise! To help create your shopping list, check out our tips for “must have” souvenirs from Japan.We bought a couple of yukatas which are included in the list's Japanese Traditional Goods (item number 3) category.
To see their tips on what to get, go here.