“Ihai” (位牌, いはい) is a wooden plate with a posthumous Buddhist name on it to honor the deceased. It originates in the convention of Confucianism where the information of the dead person includes the rank and name.
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Because a lot of Japanese people like to use cash over cards. According to a survey in 2016, 51％ of people said they pay in cash and 26％ of them said they pay with cards. There are several reasons why Japanese people prefer cash to cards:
They are trying to get a good spot for “Hanami”, a cherry blossom viewing party. If you don’t secure a spot in a famous “Hanami” place beforehand, you won’t be able to have a cherry blossom viewing party.