Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles It happenes deep in the mountains of Ibaraki. Japan's most terrible and aberrant festival. Surrounding this inexplicable festival Many mysteries still remain unsolved. In those forgotten hills of Ibaraki lurked a silent shrine. At that place, every year, a secret winter festival is held. It is whispered that, at this festival, and at this shrine, they celebrate Tengu as god, and have done so since the Edo Period. The Cursing Festival. At men disguised as Tengu The townspeople continually hurl abuse, pent up from daily grudges Steadily spewing their anger As they reach each shrine, the Tengu must endure the scorn of the townspeople, fighting tooth and nail to place their offering lest it get stolen by the masses. After the Tengu have visited each of the 16 shrines The Tengu change to red faced masks and step forth onto the balcony of Atago Shrine The citizen's below frantically snatch and grasp at the offerings they throw. Hell on earth. Finally the horde shrieks, "Ohbakayaro" three times and the dark parade ends. The ever mild mannered Japanese are turned into demons during this festival So why don't you come try it for yourself?