The Eightfold Path
The Eightfold Path is one of the basic methods used for self-reflection, in which you look within and reexamine your mind. By checking your mind based on the eight right paths (Right View, Right Thought, Right Speech, Right Action, Right Living, Right Effort, Right Will, Right Meditation) you can correct any mistakes you made and make your mind shine.
Live each day as if it were your last / One Day, One Lifetime
Family motto of the Yamatos. It means, thank heaven that you're alive and consider today to be your last day of your life.
The Republic of Sodorrah
Japan’s neighboring county governed by a totalitarian regime. They have been repeatedly holding the missile launching tests toward Japan.
RISIN STAR Production
A talent agency that represents Michi Hino, a poster girl for “Anti-Bullying Campaign.
Japan Salvation Conference (JSC)
With faith in Ame-no-Mioya-Gami (Japanese Father God), JSC aims to make Japan a nation in accordance with God’s Will. It’s mainly made up of Shinto priests who have mastered the secrets of Japanese Shinto, but members also include prominent figures in business as well as Buddhist monks.
It’s a kendo (Japanese Swordsmanship) dojo the Yamato family owns. It’s a venerable dojo which was established before the Meiji Restoration (1868).
Japanese Father God who created the foundation of Japanese civilization thirty thousand years ago. His teachings spread over Asia and the world. In the film, he sends Japan Salvation Conference revelations that warn about the possible extinction of Japan.
The Association for Japan's Future
A NPO that advocates national defense and restoration of pride and honor in Japan.
The Great Demon of Hades
A demon controlling public opinion by manipulating politicians, media, and public speakers. He feeds on negative energy of the people in this world and has gained so much power that an ordinary prayer can't stop it.
The sword of Ame-no-Murakumo
It’s a legendary sword that is said to have appeared from the body of Yamata-no-Orochi, the eight-head serpent. In the film, this sword appears to help Shizuka fight against the Great Demon of Hades.
A divine creature that has been protecting Japan since ancient times. According to legend, Yamata-no-Orochi was as large as a mountain, had eight heads and eight tails and trees grew out of the scales of his body.
An out-of-body experience that requires the mastery of spiritual concentration.
Laws of Same Wavelengths
A universal law of the mind that states those with the same wavelengths attract one another, but those with different wavelengths repel one another.
Prince Shotoku (574-622)
An influential regent, author, and politician who lived the Asuka Period in Japan. He promoted Buddhism in Japan. Since his times, Japanese people have integrated Shinto that respect the gods and Buddhism, in which they seek enlightenment.
They are known as the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers. GHQ was consisted with the group of US generals. After the WWII, they created the Japanese constitution and since then, Japanese constitution hasn’t changed.
Clapping Your hands in prayer. Its sound is said to have the power to repel demons and exorcise evil spirits. In the film, Shizuka, Saika, Michi clap their hands to repel evil spirits that possessed the lost souls in the spirit world.