Why are the mice (or rats) representing this year in the Chinese zodiac often depicted munching on an akakabu (red turnip)?
February 1, 2008 at 10:58 pm (Japan FAQs and SAQs, Japanese festivals and celebrations, Japanese New Year, Japanese religion and superstition, Japanese superstitions/ good luck charms)
I’m guessing this one is a pun on a good luck word, but no idea. Anyone else?
Question from Blue Lotus blog.