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- Description: During the new year, wooden decorative arrows (hamaya or kabura-ya) are carried back home from the Shinto shrines. These arrows are put in one’s home to ward off evil spirits.
For more information, visit: http://www.japantoday.com/category/arts-culture/view/a-guide-to-new-year-traditions-in-japan
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