トンボ (Tonbo) , the Japanese name of dragonfly, represents Japan, andsymbolizes courage, strength and happiness.
Dragonfly, has alwaysbeen considered a “special insect" in Japan. In ancient times, Japan wasnamed "Akitsu shima", meaning "Dragonfly's Island".According to Japan’s earliest official history book, Emperor Jimmu Tenno, oncestood upon a mountain and remarked that the land resembled a circle of tombo,or two dragonflies mating. This shows the significance of the dragonfly in Japanculture.
In addition, dragonflyalso known as “katsumushi”, literally translates to victory insect. As theyonly fly forward and do not fly backwards, just like a good warrior. To thesamurai, the dragonfly became a symbol of bravery, and never giving up untilvictory is achieved. Samurai, or the people of power, wore kimonos withdragonfly designs to show authority and strength.
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