It is said that there are more than 10,000 stone and metal Buddha statues called "Ojizo-san" in the alleys of Kyoto City, which is said to be more than convenience stores and mailboxes. "Ojizo-san" is called "Jizo Bodhisattva" to be exact, and has been regarded as a guardian deity of children in Japan.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.