Work in Japan: Japan Biz Cultural Words
What is Ema in Japanese?

Ema (絵馬 えま) Japan is a land of many deities. This is the time of the year when Shinto shrines receive a flood of supplications to the god of knowledge. These ema (wooden votive tablets) bear students’ prayers for passing school entrance examinations. Since people are always requesting special favors, gods in Japan aren’t able […]

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