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Event Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora,kadomatsu

What is the Green Object You often See in the New Year?

This is a kadomatsu (門松, かどまつ, gate pine). It is a traditional Japanese decoration for the New Year. Japanese people set two pairs of Kadomatsu in front of the gate of their house to invite “Toshigami” (年神, としがみ) inside. “Toshigami” is one of the Gods of the Shinto religion in Japan.
Event Ga-Rei: Zero, Cremation

How is Cremation Done in Japan?

Cremation includes roughly five processes. 1. Final farewell 2. Carrying out the coffin 3. Transportation to the crematoria 4. Cremation 5. Gathering of the deceased’s ashes