Chidorigafuchi Cemetery
Chiyoda-ku Sanbancho.
  • Here is the side of the Imperial Palace.
  • There is the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery.
  • What is that?
  • This is a cemetery to persons killed in the war.
  • Buddhist temple?
  • No. This is the government management.
  • There is no religion.
  • It is not Buddhism and not Shinto.
  • Whom is it for?
  • Dead persons in war were many people who do not have a family.
  • It is soldiers and citizens, foreigners.
  • How many people are there?
  • 360,000 people.
  • Japan was at a loss to their graves.
  • There is Arlington National Cemetery in USA.
  • Arlington Cemetery receives all religion.
  • But this cemetery is irreligion.
  • It is not a grave.
  • The dead person has religion of their own.
  • The expansion of Chidorigafuchi often becomes the problem.
  • The war dead are in Yasukuni shrine.
  • There was the proposal to make a grave in Yasukuni shrine.
  • But, it is small to make a grave.
  • And, Yasukuni shrine is specific religion.
  • There is the emotional problem.
  • The foreigner is easy to offer flowers, too.
  • It is time soon.
  • Okay, Somebody waits for us at Kudanshita Station.