The maneki-neko is a traditional populer Japanese figurine which is often believed to bring good luck to the owner.
In modern times, they are usually made of ceramic or plastic.
The figurines are often displayed in various shops, generally near the entrance.
Common colors are white, black, red, and gold.
Maneki-neko are sometimes referred to simply as "lucky cats".
・Right paw raised: Brings wealth and good luck
・Left paw raised: Attracts customers to a place of business
・Both paws raised: It is said to attract money and people, and is said to be good for prosperous business.