Japan Prepares For New Year : News Photo

Japan Prepares For New Year

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KOBE, JAPAN - DECEMBER 27: A Miko (shrine maidens) holds 'Hamaya' (arrows intended to destroy evil spirits) to which 'Emas' (wooden plaques) as she walks in front of a picture of snake in celebration of the forthcoming 'Year of the Snake' at Ikuta Shrine on December 27, 2012 in Kobe, Japan. Japanese years are commonly associated with the twelve animals Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
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KOBE, JAPAN - DECEMBER 27: A Miko (shrine maidens) holds 'Hamaya' (arrows intended to destroy evil spirits) to which 'Emas' (wooden plaques) as she walks in front of a picture of snake in celebration of the forthcoming 'Year of the Snake' at Ikuta Shrine on December 27, 2012 in Kobe, Japan. Japanese years are commonly associated with the twelve animals Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
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