Setubun, the close of winter

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Feb 3, 2012 23:13 Setubun soy-beans demon fotune
Today is the traditional end of winter in Japan. It is called Setubun in Japanese.
We throw roasted soy beans to wish demons out, fortunes in. It's a traditional Japanese ritual.
My daughters enjoyed throwing soy beans to me who acted as a demon. It's really fun!