Arrows used to shoot young bears at the bear sending ceremony. For a one-year old bear, 30 arrows were used, and for a two-year old bear, 60 arrows were used.

These captions were translated by students from Hokusei Gakuen University Junior College English Department. Special thanks to Associate Professors Matthew Cotter and Naoko Tanaka and of course the students who spent their time and effort making these translations.