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This was submitted by Derrick Hills for Discover Nikkei’s Nima-kai 2020-2021 Oshogatsu Traditions photo activity.


Soba noodles (for longevity); Kamaboko (for the rising sun / start of new day); Gobo tempura (for family roots and strong, healthy relationships); Nori (for the ocean and beginning of life on Earth).

Photo credit: Derrick Hills / Instagram: derrickofthehills  

editor — Last modified Jan 08 2021 8:27 p.m.

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