Beckoning Cat (Maneki Neko) is the lead person in front paws shape of the cat figurines. Maneki Neko born almost 200 years ago in Edo (now Tokyo). On the right (leg) listed the cat is to invite economic fortune (money), on the left (leg) is out of the cat people (passengers) and the lead. It is a very popular item. There are many Maneki Neko makers all over Japan, such as Tokoname-yaki, Kutani-yaki, sometimes paper, sometimes plastic.
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