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Kagura is a god-welcoming festival. It is held from October to the following January. This paper is about some aspects of Japanese Kagura. Kagura is complex differently from Korean shaman rituals, so Kagura can be tried to be written from various aspects; the folkloristic aspect, the historical aspect of JinJa, the theoretical aspect, the literary aspect, and the musical aspect.I considered Kagura in a complex way here. I described how Japanese scholars research, what they focus on, and of what Kagura consists, centering around Izumo-style Kagura.Kagura is generally classified into Miko Kagura, Torimono Kagura, Yudate Kagura, and Shishi Kagura It can also be categorized into Ise- style. Edo-style and Izum-style according to local features. Izumo-style Kagura has more theoretical factors than the other styles of Kagura. The ceremony, whereby the god's seat in changed with a new one, is only seen in Izumo-style Kagura, Izumo also has more mythlolgical stories than the other styles of Kagura.Kagura begins with cleansing the place wherd it is staged, and welcoming gods. Performing follows, to make the place sacred. People pray to gods and the gods are revealed in the holy place. Then, people return the holy place back to be used for common life. That is the process of Kagura.Kagura is precious to the people because they can't exist without the gods. Therfore, Kagura is deep-rooted in Japanese life.