The rooster symbol can be found in many cultures of Asia but it happens to be most venerated in Japan. For the Japanese people the rooster is a sacred animal. Therefore it is allowed to roam freely and even enters the Shinto Temples where it is believed according to the Japanese tradition that the rooster gives the morning call to the goddesses Amaterasu.
The rooster is meant to exemplify a number of virtues. The comb symbolizes civil merit whereas the spurs are taken as military merit. The fighting ability of the rooster makes it a symbol of courage whereas its cocking gives it the representation of reliability. Those interested in the Martial Arts & combat might be interested in reading the page on Japanese Busido symbols
The turtle symbolizes longevity in Japanese culture.
In modern Japanese culture, the owl or 'Fukuro' symbolizes good luck and happiness.
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In Japanese culture it symbolizes strength, happiness, and also courage.
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the dog obviously sybolizes food only an IDIOT who is not Japanese or knows nothing of the culture would attempt to answer this one.
Rain is a very important symbol in Japanese culture. It represents cleansing and rebirth. It shows becoming new again.
It means good health and protection.
Mountains are revered objects in the Shinto religion because of there natural beauty.
A Japanese water lily symbolizes beauty and enlightenment. The Japanese water lily also is known to symbolize ceremonial practices and culture.
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Red dragons in Japanese culture can symbolize many things. This drago symbolizes passion, love, blood, war, emerging life, and death.