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Daruma dolls - Daruma dolls are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck in Japan. When first received, they have no eyes. The owner paints one eye in and sets a goal, the other eye is painted when the goal has been achieved.

A Japanese craftsman is making carp streamers called “Koinobori (こいのぼり)”, in preparation for the upcoming Tango no Sekku (端午の節句), a national holiday as Children’s Day on May 5. Landscapes across Japan will be decorated with koinobori from April to early May.