The term danijiri refers to the wooden floats that have been used at festivals for a long time. Each of the 80 neighborhoods of Kishiwada City are tasked with maintaining their own float. are designed by skilled local carpenters, with intricate wooden carvings with motifs from Japanese myths and stories. In addition, each danjiri is decorated with flags and curtains—the rear flag and the matoi (a standard decorated with hanging strips of paper or leather) are designed so that viewers can clearly see which town the danjiri is from, even from a distance. Each danjiri is a symbol of the local people, and because they visit shrines, each is treated very carefully.