Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
is a manga by Chiho Saito and an anime directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara.
A rock opera is a collection of rock music songs with lyrics that relate to a common story.
was a stock protagonist of kamishibai during its revival in early Shōwa period Japan attributed to a creator known as Seiun, though the plagiarism and retelling in sundry variants that was the norm for popular-proving tales make its origin uncertain.
was an avant-garde Japanese poet, dramatist, writer, film director, and photographer.
(born January 28, 1956 in Nagasaki, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist, illustrator, and painter.
, was a Japanese independent theater troupe led by Shūji Terayama and active between 1967 and 1983 (until Terayama's death).
The Fader (stylized as The FADER) is a NYC-based music magazine launched in 1999 by Rob Stone and Jon Cohen, covering music, style and culture.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.