"MEDETAI" means "auspicious" in Japanese, and "TAI" means "red sea bream", so the word "medetai" is a little pun.
My craft partner and I made these fishes for our friends who changed jobs.
Both of them were operators, so we put a head set on one of them.
Another one, he already started his new job, so we put a tie on his "MEDETAI".
We cover formal gifts with papers named "noshi" like this:
So we wrapped them with felt like "noshi" as a joke.
Here they come!
Both of them have pockets
and they have children inside.
We wrote messages there.
*thank you for looking!*