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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