Lucky Japanese Elephant Poo Charms

Japanese New Year is the season of Omikuji – random fortunes written on strips of paper that tell you whether the new year will be a good one or not. Many Japanese people are superstitious and believe in fortune tellers such as Kazuko Hosoki, and lucky charms called Omamori. Protect yourself with elephant poo For many years, my favorite Japanese lucky charm was the faceless baby monkey, Sarubobo, from Takayama. That was until […]