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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, laundromats, dry cleaners, salons, and other businesses. Some of the sculptures are electric or battery-powered and have a slow-moving paw beckoning.

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