12 symbolic zodiac animals represent the Japanese lunar calendar system in a
cycle of 12 years.
rotate in the order of the Rat, the Ox, the Tiger, the Hare, the Dragon, the
Serpent, the Horse, the Sheep, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog, and the
year of 2005 (the 17th year of Heisei) falls on the Rooster in
the zodiac calendar.
said that everyone portrays their individual zodiac animalfs
People born in the Year of the Rooster (1921,-33, 45, 57, 69, 81, 93) are
said to be early risers and hard workers.
is also a proverb; gThe early bird catches the worm.h
So, the Rooster year
people may become prosperous.