- Mi-kuruma-yama matsuri
- Kuruma-yama ('wheeled-mountains') are single-storey festival floats, some carrying mechanical puppets, topped with hokodome, a latticed umbrella-shaped decoration representing the sun and its rays. The Mikuruma-yama festival takes place on May 1st at the Kanno jinja in Toyama prefecture. The floats are notable for their large black-lacquered wheels embellished with intricate metalwork.
A Popular Dictionary of Shinto. Brian Bocking.