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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
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