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Maneki neko

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Category
MYTHOLOGY

Language
JAPANESE

The maneki-neko beckoning with an upright paw, and is usually displayed in—often at the entrance of—shops, restaurants, pachinko parlors, and other businesses. Some of the sculptures are electric or battery-powered and have a slow-moving paw beckoning.

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