I am honored to present the edition of this book in both Japanese and English. Designed for all readers from 8 to 888 years old. It brings world culture, languages, and intriguing facts about the number 8. Why do billions of people believe that the number 8 symbolizes prosperity and good fortune? Eight has tangible power and value in Asia. Eight in Chinese sounds like "to generate wealth." Did you know that the Chinese chose the following date to bring luck and success to the Beijing Olympic Games: 08/08/2008? Unlock the power of eight and harness the symbolism to your advantage in business, and in life. Begin to see the science and history that explain how to leverage the number as a symbol of prosperity. You can read this book anytime for inspiration and good luck. This book inspires the reader to achieve wealth, love, health, and happiness. This bilingual version of the book is a wonderful educational tool for both English and Japanese language learners. It contains original, beautiful, and artistic photography for a fun read that is easy on the eyes. The Japanese edition maintains the same format of the book in English: There are 8 chapters. Each chapter has 8 sentences.