Yasukuni-jinja Shrine
Chiyoda-ku North Kudan.
  • Here is Yasukuni-jinja Shinto Shrine.
  • What is the religion of the Shinto shrine?
  • It is the Shinto religion.
  • Is the Shinto religion?
  • Yes.
  • What kind of religion is the Shinto?
  • Shinto is the native religion of Japan.
  • They worship land or nature.
  • That is the myriads of gods.
  • There is a patron saint in each region.
  • A patron saint is Ujigami in Japanese.
  • Is Yasukuni shrine a patron saint of this land?
  • A patron saint of this land is Tsukudo Shinto Shrine.
  • What?
  • Yasukuni shrine isn't it?
  • Yasukuni shrine worships soldiers killed in action.
  • Who are the persons?
  • Upward of 2460 thousand soldiers.
  • When was this Shinto shrine made?
  • The Meiji era in 1869.
  • It was the name called Tokyo syoukon sya first.
  • You said that the Shinto was religion.
  • Yes.
  • Can a Buddhist and a Christian go and worship to Shinto Shrine?
  • The government of the Meiji era defined the Shinto is not religion.
  • The Christian was able to go and worship in a Shinto shrine.
  • What kind of intention does it have?
  • Japan recommended the worship of the Shinto shrine.
  • Therefore this is not force the religion.
  • Why did they do it?
  • There are the solidarity by the religion in the world.
  • Japan used a Shinto shrine in the solidarity of the nation.
  • We go to the Shinto shrine unconsciously.
  • The year of an era did not use the Christian era.
  • Japan used the Imperial era.
  • What is that?
  • It was based on the enthronement of the first Emperor Jinmu.
  • A.D.2020 is Year 2680 of Jimmu Era.
  • It is different from now.
  • I feel troublesome.
  • After World War II.
  • Japan remade a country with GHQ.
  • What changed?
  • Woman had the right to vote.
  • Prohibit human traffic.
  • Was there it?
  • They sold a daughter to the red light district.
  • I see.
  • Dissolution of the big financial combines.
  • And the separation of church and state.
  • But, Japan in Meiji era defined the Shinto is not religion.
  • GHQ called it National Shinto.
  • What did they do?
  • Japan separated Shinto from the country.
  • And, they made the Association of Shinto Shrines.
  • How about Yasukuni shrine?
  • The problem of Yasukuni was difficult.
  • Yasukuni shrine was a symbol of National Shinto.
  • They asked the opinion of Catholic fathers.
  • Yasukuni shrine became the religion of the simple substance.
  • Yasukuni shrine doesn't belong to Association of Shinto Shrines.
  • Is it a Yasukuni shrine religion?
  • It is recognized as freedom of religion.
  • The Yasukuni shrine worship of the Prime Minister becomes the news.
  • Why is this?
  • Those killed in battle are worshipped at the Yasukuni Shrine.
  • The war criminal are enshrined in Yasukuni shrine, too.
  • What is the war criminal?
  • GHQ tried by the military tribunal after World War II.
  • They defined the war crimes to three kinds.
  • Class-A war criminal is the crime for the peace.
  • Class-B is the war crimes of the custom.
  • Class-C is the crime for the humanity.
  • They are worshiped by Yasukuni shrine.
  • Is it good that..
  • the Prime Minister goes and worships here?
  • If the prime minister is an individual, it is the freedom of religion.
  • If the action as the politician, it is complicated.
  • This problem is complicated.
  • I will go to meet my client.