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Futon Daiko / Danjiri / Mikoshi

Futon Daiko

Futon Daiko is a type of wadaiko stand that is used for festivals in Osakaand the surrounding areas (Kawachi, Senshu, Awajishima).
Each Futon Daiko carries a wadaiko in the center, and with a weight of 1 to 2 tons, is shouldered by 40 or more people.
Like the Danjiri, Futon Daiko has a long history, and has been an importantpart of the Japanese festival scene for many centuries.


Futon Daiko Futon Daiko, full set
Premium grade

Danjiri

We associate "Danjiri" with Kisiwada Danjiri, which is the most famous in Japan. However, there are many Danjiri in Osaka or the regions around Osaka (Sakai, Daitou, Sennsyu, Koube, Nara) and they are also historical and lively now.
Danjiri is Dashi, a float used festivals and is classified into two kinds, "upper Danjiri" and "under Danjiri". Then Danjiri has various name in each region and is expressed by many combination of Chinese characters.
Danjiri, is carved an elaborate design by Special workmenfs skill, is treasure for people. People pull The Danjiri all over the town and Danjiri brings great excitement to the festivals together with the ohayashi accompaniments by O'daiko, Kodaiko, and percussions.


Danjiri Shimo Danjiri
Outer shroud decoration

Danjiri Kami Danjiri
Outer shroud decoration

Mikoshi

Mikoshi Mikoshi
First grade

Goods for festival

Nagadou Daiko on four-legged stand Nagadou Daiko on cross stand
Futon-jime Omen
Shishi-gashira/Yutan Kazarimaku
Shishi-gashira/Yutan Kazarimaku
Fukinagashi Nobori Matoi
Fukinagashi Nobori Matoi
Happi/Koshihimo/Mameshibori EboshiŽq Chouchin
Happi
Koshihimo/Mameshibori
Eboshi Chouchin
Jikatabi Tekkou Edomata
Jikatabi Tekkou Edomata
Kazarifusa for festival Suzu Makufusa for futondaiko
Kazarifusa for festival Suzu Makufusa for futondaiko
O'uchiwa Tasuki Hikinawa A fixed rope
O'uchiwa Tasuki Hikinawa A fixed rope