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Children day, call “Kodomono-hi”, is a National holiday on May 05.

Families with young boys put up “Koinobori” (Carp streamer) in their yard to pray for success in life.

Koinobiri, as there is a legend that carp swim up waterfall and become dragons.

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  • Updated Nov 7, 2006
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