It was Setsubun festival in Feb 3 yesterday.

In Japanese, the day is called “Setsubun” which translates as “bean scattering ceremony day”,Feb 3.
Traditionally, this is also the day to eat “Eho-maki”.

Eho” means the year’s “lucky” direction.

Eho-maki are thick sushi rolls which is believed to bring good fortune if eaten while facing the year’s “Eho” (good luck direction).

I faced to the year’s “lucky” directioo
2018 is south-southeast .

Eho-maki is this one .