Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, begins on January 31 and marks the
start of the Year of the Horse, according to the Chinese zodiac
wearing a Chinese outfit and a bib written 'happiness' in Chniese
character walk to celebrate the Lunar New Year at Hakkeijima Sea
Paradise amusement park in Yokohama, suburb of Tokyo, January 26, 2014.
AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA