日本人のごはん/お弁当 Japanese meals/Bento おせち料理/Osechi: Japanese foods prepared for New Year's. Favorites include datemaki (egg and fish cakes), kombumaki, ikura (salmon eggs) in yuzu container, kazunoko, grilled buri (yellowtail) and kuromame (black beans.
Japanese New Year's bento (Osechi). It's considered bad luck to burn yourself cooking on New Year's Day, so everything in osechi is pickled, cooked the day before, cold, or otherwise not something you heat up that day.
Osechi Ryori, Japanese New Year Feast｜Japanese New Years food is called osechi-ryori, and consists of many different kinds of dishes. Traditionally, people finish cooking osechi dishes by New Year's Eve so they have food for a couple days without cooking.