Monday, March 23, 2009

Boy's day dolls in a Supermarket

Boy's day doll (Gogatsu Ningyo)
Boy's day doll (Gogatsu Ningyo)
Those dolls are called "Gogatsu Ningyo".
Those are doll for boy's day(boy's festival).
It is on May 5th.
But boy's day dolls have already been displayed in a supermarket.


Fio said...

Dolls for boys? Interesting.
In Poland we celebrate boy'd day on September 30th :)

Jacob said...

I've never heard of a "boy's day." I surely hope it does not come to the US...we've got enough "days" that I get dazed!

Do boys play with these dolls or are they to collect and look at and hope that they'll increase in value as the years go by?

Bridgett said...

What is Boy's Day? Those dolls are lovely!

nobu said...

Thanks all.

It is a day celebrate boy's growing.
Families who have little boy, display doll( include miniature armor,head piece of samurai) in their house.

valeria said...

Veeery interesting, Nobu. Another insight of the fascinating japanese life!

Hilda said...

I like that you have a day for girls and for boys — cool! And I love that first doll! Beautiful costume!

Malyss said...

Haha! I knew there was to be a boy's day!!And I like those beautyful dolls!

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