The Japanese zodiac

The Japanese zodiac is based on the Chinese one.

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The Japanese zodiac is based on the Chinese one. It has a cycle of 12 years and every year belongs to an animal. Depending on the year you were born, an animal is assigned to you and it's believed it will give you some specific attributes from it.

JapaneseEnglishYear of birth
🐀 Rat1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
🐂 Ox1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021
🐯 Tiger1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
🐰 Rabbit1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023
🐉 Dragon1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024
🐍 Snake1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025
🐴 Horse1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026
🐑 Sheep1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
🐒 Monkey1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028
🐓 Rooster1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
🐶 Dog1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030
🐗 Boar1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031

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