♪ 大垣祭～八幡神社 (@Hachiman Temple, Gifu, Japan).
Hachiman (八幡) is the Shinto god of war, and divine protector of Japan
and the Japanese people. The name means God of Eight Banners,
referring to the eight heavenly banners that signaled the birth of the
divine Emperor Ōjin. His symbolic animal and messenger is the
[ quoted from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hachiman ]