warm sake with grated ginger
favorable direction; lucky direction
cooked sardine head impaled on a holly branch to drive the demons away
Demons out! Good luck in!
scattering parched beans (to drive out evil spirits)
"lucky beans" soybeans for the mamemaki ceremony
Huge sushi rolls that traditionally contain seven ingredients eaten during setsubun
last day of winter in the traditional Japanese calendar (usually February 3 or 4); holiday for end of winter