Hinoe uma (Japanese) or bing wu (Chinese; both written 丙午, meaning "fire horse" in Chinese) is the 43rd combination of the sexagenary cycle. Due to the belief that people born on this year have a very strong personality, birthrates in Japan tend to see a sharp decline.
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