Seven young gods of fortune Fertility rite of Dosojin.

In Shimofukuzawa, Japan, the local men's youth association organizes the annual Dōsojin deity festival. The festivities are characterized by paper decorations and pantomime, with sexualized symbols promoting marriage and fertility. Young men of the village play the roles of the seven lucky god...

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Corporate Authors: Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Authors: Omori, Yasuhiro, 1943-
Format: Movie Electronic
Published:Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, 2007, 1984.
Online Access:;763833 Available to Parkland users
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Online Access:;763833 Available to Parkland users