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Motif Information
Rōmaji Takarabune
English Treasure Ship
Kanji 宝船
Kana たからぶね
Season All-Season
Seasonal Exceptions New Year's Day
Auspicious Yes
Motif Type Auspicious

The takarabune is the treasure ship the Shichi Fukujin, the Seven Lucky Gods, are often seen sailing on. It is loaded with various takaramono, sacred treasures.

Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings

Takarabune can be any season, but is especially linked with New Year's Day.

Common Motif Pairings

Auspicious Nature

Takarabune are considered harbingers of prosperity. They are one of desired dream motifs for hatsuyume, the first dream of the new year.

Motif Examples

Motif in Literature & Other Usage

Article Notes

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Image Credits

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