After seeing the Dragon in the parade this year I have been keeping my eye out for them. Not as easy as you would think to run across, guess that makes it fun. Tried to find an official poster for the new year and I suppose this stamp is the best example?
Below are a collection of Onsen photographs from the web. During this time of year for my friends with aches in pains this should be a treat! Here is a great WORDPRESS sight with more : http://www.japansugoi.com/wordpress/japanese-tv-onsen-show-motto-onsen-ni-ikou-is-very-popular/
found a larger version of this beautiful snapshot of the Dutchtub