e-Nengajo for the celebration of the New Year of the Horse
e-Nengajo for the Year of The Snake. Text meaning (from right to left): 謹賀新年 (Kinga Shinnen) is a japanese expression equivalent with 'Happy New Year'. The second column: 謹んで新春のお慶びを申し上げます is a very polite japanese phrase used for wishing someone a joyful New Year. 昨年は大変お世話になりまして、ありがとうございました。'Thank you for your great (support) help during the past year. The last column: 本年もよろしくお願い申し上げます。= I hope (ask) for your favour again in the coming year.