Emoji Information
Japanese Dolls

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Japanese Dolls

Muñecas japonesas

• Japanese Hinamatsuri or girls’ doll festival

The Japanese Dolls emoji is a symbol for the Hinamatsuri (Girls' Day or Doll's Day) in Japan. Ornamental dolls representing the Imperial Family in traditional attire. The dolls include the emperor, empress and the people that typically surround them (the royal court). Celebrated on March 3rd, Doll's Day is the day to pray for young girls and their well being. Doll's Day is not considered an official holiday of Japan.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 871 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :dolls:
Keywords Dolls, Japan, Japanese, Day, Girls, Emperor, Empress, Pray, Blessing, Imperial, Family, Royal

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols

Editorial Comment

Japanese dolls of a couple dressed in traditional robes and hair fashion, they are kneeling down. Japanese Hinamatsuri. Girl power! iEmoji old name: Traditional Japanese Couple

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Artifacts
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols
Names & Annotations JAPANESE DOLLS Old name: GIRLS DOLL FESTIVAL * Japanese Hinamatsuri or girls' doll festival Temporary Notes: 雛祭り: Japanese Hinamatsuri
Symbol Information U+1F38E proposed
Proposal Identifier e-519

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [ひな祭り]
KDDI  #477 雛祭り 「雛祭ri」 U+EAE4 SJIS-F3B8 JIS-7A3A
Softbank  #310 #old403 ひな祭り 「hina祭ri」 U+E438 SJIS-FB78

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e438
Formal Unicode Notation U+E438
Decimal Code Point(s) 58424
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x90 0xB8
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 90 B8
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 220 270
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE438
UTF-16 Hex e438
UTF-16 Dec 58424
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E438
UTF-32 Hex E438
UTF-32 Dec 58424
Python Src u"\uE438"
PHP Src "\xee\x90\xb8"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE438"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🎎
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🎎
Decimal HTML Entity 🎎
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🎎
Hex Code Point(s) 1f38e
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F38E
Decimal Code Point(s) 127886
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x8E 0x8E
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 8E 8E
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 216 216
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDF8E
UTF-16 Hex d83cdf8e
UTF-16 Dec 55356 57230
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F38E
UTF-32 Hex 01F38E
UTF-32 Dec 127886
Python Src u"\U0001F38E"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x8e\x8e"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDF8E"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾔙
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾔙
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾔙
Hex Code Point(s)eae4fe519
Formal Unicode NotationU+EAE4U+FE519
Decimal Code Point(s)601321041689
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0xAB 0xA40xF3 0xBE 0x94 0x99
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE AB A4F3 BE 94 99
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 253 244363 276 224 231
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xEAE40xDBB9 0xDD19
UTF-16 Hexeae4dbb9dd19
UTF-16 Dec6013256249 56601
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000EAE40x000FE519
UTF-32 HexEAE40FE519
UTF-32 Dec601321041689
Python Srcu"\uEAE4"u"\U000FE519"
PHP Src"\xee\xab\xa4""\xf3\xbe\x94\x99"
C/C++/Java Src"\uEAE4""\uDBB9\uDD19"

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