Symbols of JapanShown below are nine Symbols of Japan in black and white. You’ll notice an image of Hotei, God of Good Things, Ikari, the symbol for security or safety, and many more. The come from a book about Japanese mythology published in 1902. Click on each image to find out more about it. If you appreciate these Symbols of Japan, you’ll want to take a peek at the pages with more Japanese Symbolism and Japanese Mythology as well. Enjoy!