Toshigami

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Toshigami (年神) is a Kami of the Shinto religion in Japan. The term consists of two Chinese characters, toshi (, year) and kami (), meaning a deity or spirit. Toshigami are thought to be deities of the year believed to bring with each New Year. Toshigami are also thought to be the spirits of ancestors.

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