Japan Prepares For New Year

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Women make rice cakes, Mochi for celebrations of the forthcoming Year... News PhotoAdult,Cake,Celebration,Dragon,Himeji,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Mochi,Preparation,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Buddhika WeerasingheHIMEJI, JAPAN - DECEMBER 28: Women make rice cakes, Mochi for celebrations of the forthcoming Year of the Dragon, at Zuiganji temple on December 28, 2012 in Himeji, Japan. The Japanese calendar is divided into twelve parts and are commonly associated with the twelve animals, the Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and the Pig. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)