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Japanese Good Luck Symbol Tanuki
A pudgy ceramic statue is often seen displayed at the entrance of Japanese noodle shops and restaurants. It has a happy smiling face, with a goofy expression.
This statue is known as... More > ‘tanuki’. Originally portrayed as an evil and mischievous animal trickster in the early centuries, tanuki has since evolved into a cute Japanese icon of wealth and luck.< Less
Daruma Doll - Japanese Good Luck Talisman
The daruma doll is a popular good luck talisman to the Japanese. Its design is rich in symbolism and is used to depict perseverance, ability to overcome adversity, and to recover from misfortune.
What Is Maneki Neko?
Have you ever come across a cat figurine with a raised paw? That is the Maneki Neko, Japanese fortune cat. It is a popular symbol of good luck, prosperity and success.
Its unique appearance and... More > beckoning gesture has certain significance.< Less