In Japan, there are JIKKAN and JUNISHI, both calendars imported from China. Combinations of the two are called ETO (the sexagenary cycle) and the ETO of each new year becomes a popular topic of conversation.
1. 子(ね-NE) rat,
2. 丑(うし-USHI) ox,
3. 寅(とら-TORA) tiger,
4. 卯(う-U) rabbit,
5. 辰(たつ-TATSU) dragon,
6. 巳(み-MI) snake,
7. 午(うま-UMA) horse,
8. 未(ひつじ-HITSUJI) ram/sheep,
9. 申(さる-SARU) monkey,
10. 酉(とり-TORI) rooster/cock,
11. 戌(いぬ-INU) dog,
12. 亥(い-I) boar/pig
This year is the Year(2017) of the Cock, and next year(2018) is the Year of the Dog.
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Long-term application from July next year will be accepted from December.
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For students living in OECD countries , these are the only required documents.
However, students applying from other countries must typically submit documents verifying the status of their sponsor, typically a parent, during their time in Japan. Beyond this, their are additional requirements that vary depending by country.
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