In English, please!
Omikoshi is a type of float.
It's a portable shrine.
It is carried by many people during a festival.
A god is inside the shrine and the god is carried around the neighborhood.
People carrying the shrine wear light jackets and loincloths and they chant or yell in rythem.
They match their movements by chanting together.
- 御神輿 a portable shrine
- have は「所有する」なので、「担ぐ」には用いない
- ふんどし loincloth = loin 股間 + cloth 布
- a fruit of one's loin 股間の果実→子
This group is very popular.
You can go to meet them in person.
They have elections.
People vote to decide which one is their favorite but not everyone can vote.
They are based in Tokyo.
There are similar groups in Nagoya and Osaka.
Who are they?